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Ain, Ganiah I. – Online Submission, 2016
In the past, universities did not offer equal opportunities for students with disabilities. Therefore, the principle of transitioning to higher education for students with disabilities was inscribed in legislation. This paper analyzes some legal provisions governing students with disabilities. The present study is essential for recognizing the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Disabilities, Access to Education, Legal Responsibility
Singh, Delar K. – Online Submission, 2011
This paper focuses on college students with psychiatric disabilities. It defines and discusses various psychiatric conditions such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and personality disorders. It concludes with accommodations that a college professor can make to help these students succeed in higher education. (Contains 1…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Personality Problems, College Students, Eating Disorders
Palladino, John M.; Giesler, Mark A. – Online Submission, 2010
The "Individuals with Disabilities Education Act" (IDEA) and related accrediting agencies (e.g., The Council for Exceptional Children) dictate the training of preservice teachers. Likewise, the accrediting agencies in the field of social work (e.g., The Council for Social Work Education) specify the content for aspirant school social…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, School Social Workers
Giesler, Mark A.; Palladino, John M. – Online Submission, 2009
Administering and supervising special education programs and personnel may be daunting tasks for school leaders. Students and families who warrant the access to special education services present unique and complex needs that make administrative decisions anything but universal and simplistic, especially in regards to foster care populations. The…
Descriptors: Student Rights, Federal Legislation, Child Welfare, Disabilities
Kozik, Peter L. – Online Submission, 2007
In an effort to promote quality inclusive schooling for all children in New York State, the New York State Department of Education Vocational and Education Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID) teamed with Syracuse University School of Education to develop a consortium of over 65 colleges and universities state-wide with teacher…
Descriptors: Technical Assistance, Teacher Collaboration, Disabilities, Partnerships in Education
Silla-Zaleski, Vanessa A.; Bauman, Dona C.; Stufft, Derry L. – Online Submission, 2007
The "Gaskin" settlement resulted from a class action lawsuit brought on the behalf of students with significant disabilities in Pennsylvania. With the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004 and the "Gaskin" settlement, schools in Pennsylvania are mandated to increase the placement of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Principals, Children, Surveys
Salazar, Liliana; Falkenberg, Carol Ann; Nullman, Susan; Silio, Monica C.; Nevin, Ann – Online Submission, 2004
Recent federal mandates require accountability for providing students with disabilities access to the general education curriculum. In this paper, the authors recommend that teacher educator for the new majority consider how the principles of Universal Design for Learning and Differentiated Instruction can help school personnel tailor their…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Equal Education, Access to Education, Teacher Responsibility
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Crank, Joe N.; Deshler, Donald D. – Online Submission, 2001
This article documents the eligibility procedures and student assessment result of a project for identifying university students with learning disabilities. Many legal issues are relevant in the classification of young adults with disabilities, including the use of standardized procedures for establishing disability status which are meant to…
Descriptors: Eligibility, Learning Disabilities, College Students, Disability Identification