ERIC Number: EJ430732
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Protecting the Right to Higher Education for Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities.
Unger, Karen V.
Journal of Intergroup Relations, v17 n4 p48-55 Win 1990-91
Presents the discrimination experienced by students with psychiatric disabilities reentering higher education. Notes three examples of successful college support systems for such students and describes the misconceptions and stigma continuing to surround mental illness. Suggests reasonable accommodations--similar to those provided for other disability groups--that can be made for students with a psychiatric history. (CJS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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