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ERIC Number: EJ822562
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 13
ISSN: ISSN-1053-4512
Enhance Access to Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities
Shaw, Stan F.; Madaus, Joseph W.; Banerjee, Manju
Intervention in School and Clinic, v44 n3 p185-190 2009
Postsecondary education is a realistic and necessary option for successful adult outcomes. An understanding of the realities in postsecondary education is necessary if students with disabilities and their families are to be prepared to make wise choices for successful transition. School personnel should use the high school years to implement transition planning that fosters self-determination and independent learning in students with disabilities. This article presents 20 ways to improve preparation for and foster increased access to postsecondary education for students with disabilities.
SAGE Publications and Hammill Institute on Disabilities. 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320. Tel: 800-818-7243; Tel: 805-499-9774; Fax: 800-583-2665; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)