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Ross, Jeffrey; Marcell, Jamia; Williams, Paula; Carlson, Dawn – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2013
The aim of this study is to report employment and independent living outcomes of 125 graduates from the Taft College Transition to Independent Living (TIL) program. The TIL program has served students with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder, since 1995. The TIL program follows graduates from the time of…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Mental Retardation, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Barnard-Brak, Lucy; Schmidt, Marcelo; Wei, Tianlan; Hodges, Tamara; Robinson, Eric L. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2013
The results of a pilot program to provide transition services for high school seniors with disabilities via one-on-one mentoring services over the course of an academic year were examined. Results indicate significantly improved attitudes toward requesting accommodations over the course of the nine month program. These results suggest positive…
Descriptors: Disabilities, High School Seniors, Transitional Programs, Mentors
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Betts, Kristen – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2013
For students with disabilities to have the same opportunities to succeed as their nondisabled peers, access to educational technology and digital content is critical. It is essential that higher education boards, administrators, faculty, and administrative staff understand why accessibility must be on the forefront of our educational programs,…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Legal Aid
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Umeasiegbu, Veronica I.; Bishop, Malachy; Mpofu, Elias – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2013
This article presents an analysis of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in relation to prior United Nations conventions on disability and U.S. disability policy law with a view to identifying the conventional and also the incremental advances of the CRPD. Previous United Nations conventions related to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Civil Rights, Educational Policy
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Lewis, Jill – Library Quarterly, 2013
Drawing on the author's experience as an information professional for individuals with disabilities, this article discusses the challenges faced by both library users and staff in obtaining and providing information to this community. It poses four questions: Where do individuals with disabilities fit into diversity studies? Do individuals with…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Access to Information, Librarians, Media Specialists
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Raimondo, Barbara – Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education, 2013
The United States is more accessible to deaf and hard of hearing individuals and people with disabilities today than it was 50, 20, or even 10 years ago. A variety of laws ensures equality in the treatment of deaf and hard of hearing people. Communication barriers have been addressed, and wider opportunities are available in education, employment,…
Descriptors: Deafness, Screening Tests, Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Family Service Plans
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Peterson, Lori Y.; Van Dycke, Jamie L.; Roberson, Rosemary L.; Sedaghat, Jennifer M. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2013
Disability-related legislation offers two different support systems for youth with disabilities: one of entitlement to services and one of eligibility for resources. This article offers guidance for individuals with disabilities, and the families and service providers who support them, as they prepare to navigate the transition between support…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Eligibility, Civil Rights, Responsibility
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Harrison, Judith R.; Bunford, Nora; Evans, Steven W.; Owens, Julie Sarno – Review of Educational Research, 2013
Educational policies mandate the consideration of accommodations so that students with disabilities become proficient in the objectives outlined by state academic content standards and demonstrate proficiency on high-stakes assessments. However, neither policies nor empirical research provide sufficient guidance for educators to effectively select…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Testing Accommodations, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Emotional Disturbances
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Livingston, Wade G.; Scott, David A.; Rush, S. Bryan; Watson, Lance A.; Neiduski, Michael L.; Pinkenburg, Steven J. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2013
As the number of students with disabilities within residence halls increases, their interactions with other residents can become problematic; in many instances, students without disabilities may not understand the behavior of their peers with disabilities and vice versa. Misunderstandings are compounded by the fact that 84% of students with…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Disabilities, Dormitories, College Students
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Bauman, Mark; Davidson, Denise L.; Sachs, Michael C.; Kotarski, Tegan – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2013
Comprehension and application of law in campus housing settings can be a daunting task. Though challenging, a basic understanding of law and how it applies to residence life and housing environments within institutions of higher education is crucial. This article provides an historical evolution of three laws that have direct bearing on campus…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, College Housing
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Watson, Elizabeth; Bartlett, Frank; Sacks, Casey; Davidson, Denise L. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2013
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (UW-Whitewater) is committed to a mission that includes serving students with disabilities beyond the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities act (ADA). To that end, UW-Whitewater has tried to integrate universal Design (UD) principles into multiple facets of campus life. While the integration of UD…
Descriptors: College Students, College Housing, Disabilities, Access to Education
Eskay, M.; Onu, V. C.; Igbo, J. N.; Obiyo, N.; Ugwuanyi, L. – Online Submission, 2012
For a long time, children with special needs were educated along with other regular children in schools. The notion of special education was a Western phenomenon and concept in Nigeria. How were children with special needs educated without special education programs? This article will provide cultural perspectives on issues of disability and care…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, African Culture, Disabilities, Special Needs Students
Sheldon, James R., Jr.; Golden, Thomas P. – Employment and Disability Institute, 2012
The purpose of this policy and practice brief is to provide readers with a resource for planning outreach to transition-aged youth, their parents, and the service providers who work with them (i.e., the authors' "target group"). The authors will first provide a summary of the laws governing how three key agencies--school districts, state…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Adolescents, Young Adults, Outreach Programs
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Berry, Jennifer; Katsiyannis, Antonis – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2012
In 2007, services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act were provided to almost 6 million students with disabilities (Data Accountability Center, 2011). By virtue of their eligibility, these students were entitled to a "free and appropriate public education" (FAPE). To ensure that students receive FAPE,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education, Individualized Instruction, Related Services (Special Education)
Joyce, Diana K.; Grapin, Sally – Communique, 2012
Over the past decade, school psychologists' role in facilitating the transition from high school to college for students with disabilities has become increasingly complex. Practitioners are faced with the difficult task of navigating the conspicuous disconnect between disability eligibility criteria at the secondary and postsecondary levels…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Dual Enrollment, School Psychologists, Federal Legislation
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