ERIC Number: ED484257
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Reference Count: 6
Social Security and Undergraduates with Disabilities: An Analysis of the National Postsecondary Student Aid Survey. Addressing Trends in Development in Secondary Education and Transition. Information Brief. Vol. 3, Issue 4.
Berry, Hugh; Conway, Megan A.; Change, Kelly B.T.
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, University of Minnesota (NCSET)
The purpose of this brief is to describe the characteristics of undergraduate students receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Social Security Administration (SSI) benefits as they relate to issues of participation in postsecondary education and employment. This brief describes results from the National Postsecondary Student Aid Survey (NPSAS, 2000) pertaining to undergraduate students with disabilities, with a focus on the differences between students with disabilities who receive SSI and SSDI and those who do not. Results and makes recommendations for research and practice are discussed.
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Financial Aid, Disabilities, Postsecondary Education, Student Characteristics, Welfare Services, Enrollment Trends, Poverty
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota, 6 Pattee Hall, 150 Pilsbury Dr. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Tel: 612-624-2097; Fax: 612-624-9344; Web site: http://www.ncset.org; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs
Authoring Institution: National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, Minneapolis, MN.