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Jackson, Dimitra Lynette; Jones, Stephanie J. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2014
The research on students with disabilities has focused primarily on transition programs and the accessibility of information in the classroom environment. There is a dearth of studies that examine the accessibility of disability services information on community college websites for prospective students with disabilities. A researcher-developed…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Web Sites, Disabilities, Two Year College Students
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Smith, Tammy Jorgensen; Benito, Nila – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2013
In response to the paucity of transition services available for students with intellectual disabilities, the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) allocated grant funding to support model demonstration programs that promote successful transition into higher education. In accordance with the objectives of the HEOA, the Florida College…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Mental Retardation, Transitional Programs, Postsecondary Education
McEathron, Mary; Beuhring, Trisha; Maynard, Amelia; Mavis, Ann – Institute on Community Integration, 2013
This "Policy Research Brief" presents the current state of the Taxonomy for Postsecondary Education Programs for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, along with examples of how it can be used. The purpose of the taxonomy is to provide a basis for comparing the features of the growing number of postsecondary…
Descriptors: Taxonomy, Postsecondary Education, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Burgstahler, Sheryl – ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 2011
Universal design (UD), a concept that grew from the field of architecture, has recently emerged as a paradigm for designing instructional methods, curriculum, and assessments that are welcoming and accessible to students with a wide range of characteristics, including those related to race, ethnicity, native language, gender, age, and disability.…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Disabilities, Teaching Methods, Inclusion
Scott, George A. – US Government Accountability Office, 2010
In this report, the author and his colleagues respond to a mandate in the Higher Education Opportunity Act requiring GAO (Government Accountability Office) to study the feasibility of developing a national clearinghouse of federal and private student loans on the Department of Education's (Education) Web site. They addressed the following…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Federal Government, Internet, Student Financial Aid