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Preece, Julie E.; Roberts, Norman L.; Beecher, Mark E.; Rash, Phillip D.; Shwalb, David A.; Martinelli, Edward A., Jr. – NACADA Journal, 2007
During the last 25 years, the number of students with disabilities seeking higher education has tripled. However, these students may not readily identify their disability to those responsible for coordinating disability services. Consequently, academic advisors may be among the first campus employees to become aware of an individual's disability.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Academic Advising, National Surveys, Higher Education
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Jarrow, Jane E. – NACADA Journal, 1996
Presents both advice and cautions for the academic advisor working with college students with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Includes specific discussion of the dangers of stereotyping people or professions and a reminder to view this population as students, with disabilities secondary to student status, and…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, College Students, Compliance (Legal), Counseling Techniques