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Leslie, Mykal J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the patterns in allegations of workplace discrimination by individuals with substance use disorders (SUDs). The goal of the research was to describe the discrimination, both actual and perceived, that has occurred against individuals with SUDs through analysis of the United States Equal Employment…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Disability Discrimination
Kramer-Jefferson, Kathryn R. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Effective in 2011, The Department of Justice implemented a change to the direct threat standard, which is part of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This change removed the threat of harm to self from the direct threat standard and potentially limits the actions that colleges can take when working with and responding to students who…
Descriptors: Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Self Destructive Behavior, Behavior Modification
Krauser, Tamara Lane – ProQuest LLC, 2017
As the college student population continues to grow, students are bringing various backgrounds to the higher education classroom. Students with learning disabilities are increasing in rapid numbers. In 2008, the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor approved, by a vote of 43 to 1, a bill that would update the Americans with Disabilities Act…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Private Colleges, Public Colleges, College Students
Lam, Yeana W. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
More than ever, students with disabilities are enrolling in higher education, yet despite their growth, they still underperform compared to their nondisabled peers in grades and graduation rates. The Americans with Disabilities Act grants students with disabilities access to special accommodations and services in postsecondary institutions, and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accessibility (for Disabled), College Students
Wise, Kelly L. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Adults with a diagnosis of High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (HF ASD) are becoming a significant presence on college campuses across the United States. A number of colleges have created programs to provide services to support accommodations for these students under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); the first was created in 2002.…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Program Evaluation, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Boyd-Bradwell, Natasha C. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Laws such as; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) have made it possible for students with learning disabilities (SLDs) to experience a college education. Factors such as parental involvement, academic support and self-determination skills proved to be beneficial to SLDs' intent…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Self Determination, Theories, Correlation
Olson, Christopher – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Advances in technology and course delivery methods have enabled persons with disabilities to enroll in higher education at an increasing rate. Federal regulations state persons with disabilities must be granted equal access to the information contained in computer-based instructional materials, but faculty at the six public universities in South…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Barriers, Accessibility (for Disabled), Access to Computers
Jandura, Collette – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Parents of Cherokee children with disabilities encounter educational agencies from their child's birth to adulthood. Living rurally within the Cherokee Nation's jurisdictional boundaries, these indigenous families engage with a myriad of special education agencies and subsequent policies. This qualitative study explores parental involvement with…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Disabilities, Parents, Special Education
Hoffman, Jamie F. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Despite the vast research on students with disabilities, little is known about the perspectives of faculty in higher education. According to the literature reviewed, the overall experience of students with disabilities inside the classroom in higher education is negative due to faculty knowledge, awareness, and perceptions. Institutions of higher…
Descriptors: Disabilities, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Student Needs
Young, Rebekah Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Since the passage of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990, enrollment of students with disabilities in higher education has risen. In 2007-2008, approximately 11% of undergraduate students reported having some type of disability (U.S. NCES, 2012). Since disability disclosure is optional for students in…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Needs, Laws, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
Johnston, Sara Pfister – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this research was to examine the patterns and themes of litigation in Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) disability discrimination cases charged under the theory of disparate impact. Specifically, this study used Computer Assisted Legal Research (CALR) to identify and review all U.S. Appellate Court ADA disparate impact cases as…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Disability Discrimination, Content Analysis, Mixed Methods Research
Franey, Tammy Wood – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Growing litigation between the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), its member institutions, and student athletes has caused concern for both student athletes and colleges and universities. This qualitative research utilized a legal-historical, document-based method of inquiry. The research analyzed cases between 1953-2012 involving…
Descriptors: College Students, Athletes, National Organizations, College Athletics
Brobst, John L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The problem addressed by this study is the observed low levels of compliance with federal policy on website accessibility. The study examines the two key federal policies that promote website accessibility, using a side-by-side policy analysis technique. The analysis examines the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 508 of the…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Compliance (Legal), Public Policy, Accessibility (for Disabled)
Passman, Cristy Watson – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This qualitative study examined California community colleges' holistic, campus-wide compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and related laws and regulations, looking beyond individual academic adjustments. After considering the history of disability law, the research used officially reported legal decisions involving California…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Federal Legislation
Wheeler, Starr L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
At the postsecondary and secondary levels of education, students with learning disabilities are by law entitled to reasonable accommodation in support of their education. Secondary and postsecondary institutions as disability service providers are required to follow guidelines and direction to make this accommodation possible. Yet as these…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Higher Education
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