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Vance, Mary Lee, Ed.; Lipsitz, Neal E., Ed.; Parks, Kaela, Ed. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2014
"Beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act" is a primer and quick reference guide for higher education professionals who work with students with disabilities, both apparent and hidden. Written for administrators, faculty, and staff, the book provides transferable information that is applicable to any campus. Since the Americans with…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Higher Education
Ekstrom, Ruth B., Ed.; Smith, Douglas K., Ed. – 2002
This book is designed to assist testing professionals as they face the challenge of how best to assess and test people with disabilities. Chapters include: (1) "Testing Individuals with Disabilities: Reconciling Social Science and Social Policy" (Diana Pullin); (2) "The Psychometrics of Testing Individuals with Disabilities"…
Descriptors: Admission (School), Adults, Civil Rights, College Admission
Russo, Charles J., Ed.; Polansky, Harvey, Ed.; Wood, R. Craig, Ed. – 2001
This book provides school business administrators with an introduction to a variety of legal issues relevant to their professional roles. The book is divided into three major sections: management issues, employment issues, and constitutional issues. The topics covered in the seven-chapter section on management issues include board and district…
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Charter Schools, Constitutional Law, Contracts
Landau, Julia K., Ed.; Romano, Carolyn A., Ed.; Vohs, Janet R., Ed. – 2000
This manual in Spanish covers thirteen different topics relevant to the education of students with disabilities in the era of educational reform and standards-based education. Sections include: (1) "Raising Standards of Learning: Standards-Based Education and Students with Disabilities" (Janet R. Vohs, Julia K. Landau, and Carolyn…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Standards, Behavior Modification, Curriculum Design
Courtney, Linda J., Ed. – 1994
This manual is designed to provide resource managers, advocates, and social service personnel with information about the integration of community services for persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The materials encompass the values of independence, productivity, and integration in the delivery of resources and services to persons with TBI.…
Descriptors: Adults, Community Programs, Employment, Etiology
Gerber, Paul J., Ed.; Brown, Dale S., Ed. – 1997
This book provides information on preparing individuals with learning disabilities for the challenges of employment and outlines the rights of those with learning disabilities in the workplace. Introductory chapters in Part 1 include: "Life after School: Challenges in the Workplace" (Paul J. Gerber); "The New Economy in the 21st…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adjustment (to Environment), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Attitudes toward Disabilities
Landau, Julia K., Ed.; Romano, Carolyn A., Ed.; Vohs, Janet R., Ed. – 1999
This manual covers thirteen different topics relevant to the education of students with disabilities in the era of educational reform and standards-based education. Sections include: (1) "Raising Standards of Learning: and Students with and Standards-Based Education Students with Disabilities" (Janet R. Vohs, Julia K. Landau, and Carolyn…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Standards, Behavior Modification, Curriculum Design
Gordon, Michael, Ed.; Keiser, Shelby, Ed. – 1998
This manual outlines fundamental principles and actual clinical and administrative procedures for evaluating, documenting, and accommodating a wide range of mental and physical impairments. An initial section provides a solid understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act's (ADA's) conceptual framework, demonstrating how the standards…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accessibility (for Disabled), Attention Deficit Disorders, Civil Rights Legislation
Walker, Marcia L., Ed.; Stotlar, David K., Ed. – 1997
The numbers of both sports facility management college courses and sport and exercise facilities are increasing, along with the need for an understanding of the trends and management concepts of these facilities. This book focuses exclusively on managing facilities where sporting events occur and includes examples in physical education, athletics,…
Descriptors: Athletics, Facilities Management, Facility Guidelines, Higher Education
Ray, Tom H., Comp.; Hawthorne, Pat, Comp. – 1993
This flyer and kit were developed by the Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC) of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) to examples job descriptions used by academic and research libraries and present examples from various libraries. Job descriptions serve a variety of purposes in personnel management. In addition, current and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Disabilities, Employment Qualifications, Evaluation Methods
Grosse, Susan J., Ed.; Thompson, Donna, Ed. – 1993
This volume explores legal issues that serve as foundations for quality active leisure participation by persons with disabilities. In addition to documenting details of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990), playground and equipment standards and guidelines, and American Camping Assoication standards, it presents specific information on risk…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Accident Prevention, Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Assistive Devices (for Disabled)
Grosse, Susan J., Ed.; Thompson, Donna, Ed. – 1993
This book contains practical information that reflects new developments in sports participation for individuals with disabilities. The focus is on meeting the challenges of the outdoor environment, learning through appropriate and safe play, and keeping fit through active leisure. Specifics include practical aspects of camping and outdoor…
Descriptors: Aerobics, Aquatic Sports, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Athletics
Wehman, Paul, Ed. – 1993
This book analyzes the effectiveness and implications for social change of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It outlines several issues--legal implications, physical accessibility, transportation options, employment opportunities, and recreation--that stimulate community action for full inclusion. Part I, titled "Definitions and…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Career Development, Community Programs
Ragsdale, Kate W., Comp. – 1991
This Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC) Kit presents the results of a survey on issues and concerns associated with planning for library services for persons with disabilities. The survey was sent to 119 U.S. and Canadian Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and returned by 74. The report is based on the responses of libraries which…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Accessibility (for Disabled), Disabilities
Sagan, Jean S., Ed.; Rebel, Thomas P., Ed. – 1995
This volume contains 32 articles and sample documents treating legal issues in higher education employment focusing on major issues arising in a non-unionized setting. The first of six sections contains seven articles on the employment relationship in general that touch on current legal trends in employee selection procedures, employment…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Colleges, Compliance (Legal), Conflict Resolution
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