ERIC Number: EJ448851
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Identifying and Accommodating Learning Disabled Law School Students.
Runyan, M. Kay; Smith, Joseph F., Jr.
Journal of Legal Education, v41 n3-4 p317-49 Sep-Dec 1991
This article explains the nature of learning disabilities and suggests accommodations (e.g., test modifications, course modifications, academic support services) that law schools can make in the light of federal law and litigation protecting the rights of disabled students. Interviews with two learning-disabled attorneys, a glossary, and student questionnaires are included. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Civil Rights, College Students, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Handicap Identification, Higher Education, Law Schools, Law Students, Learning Disabilities, Legal Education (Professions), Legal Responsibility, Student Personnel Services, Student Rights
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A