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ERIC Number: EJ983191
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Nov
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Brief Report: New Legislation Supports Students with Intellectual Disabilities in Post-Secondary Funding
VanBergeijk, Ernst O.; Cavanagh, Paul Kevin
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v42 n11 p2471-2475 Nov 2012
With the passage of the Higher Education Opportunities Act (HEOA) of 2008, students with intellectual disabilities who are enrolled in a federally approved Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary Program on a college campus will be eligible for some forms of federal student financial aid. This Brief Report discusses the forms of aid available, the impact upon higher functioning students with ASDs, the impact upon colleges and the potential conflict between HEOA and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act