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Betts, Kristen; Welsh, Bill; Pruitt, Cheryl; Hermann, Kelly; Dietrich, Gaeir; Trevino, Jorge G.; Watson, Terry L.; Brooks, Michael L.; Cohen, Alex H.; Coombs, Norman – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2013
Online learning has been growing at an exponential rate over the past decade, providing new opportunities for students seeking quality courses and programs offered through flexible formats. However, as higher education continues to expand online offerings, services must be expanded simultaneously to support all students. This article focuses on…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Success
Oguntoyinbo, Lekan – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2012
The author reports on few schools that offer extra services to those with learning disabilities. Although a growing number of children are being diagnosed with mental and emotional disorders that prevent them from succeeding in college, such as autism, ADD and ADHD, few colleges have created programs that provide them the help they need to make it…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Learning Disabilities, Emotional Disturbances, Emotional Problems
Professional Staff Congress of the City Univ. of New York, NY. – 1988
This handbook is designed to provide City University of New York faculty with practical information and suggestions to help them meet the needs of disabled students in their classrooms. An overview on teaching students with disabilities is provided, followed by discussions of specific topics including coping with mobility and hand-function…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accessibility (for Disabled), Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy
Florida State Postsecondary Education Commission, Tallahassee. – 1986
This third supplement to the Florida master plan for postsecondary education considers resources and barriers to education for disabled students and offers 21 recommendations. To provide a foundation to discuss the needs of disabled students, characteristics of the following major functional impairments are described: hearing impairment, learning…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), College Planning, College Students
Harper, Frank, B. W.; Sitko, Merrill – ACEHI Journal, 1991
The Centre for Communicative and Cognitive Disabilities at the University of Western Ontario provides support services for students with hearing impairment, visual impairment, physical impairment, and learning disabilities. Centre activities have included policy development, student organization, interpreter services, technology development, and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), College Programs, College Students