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Weis, Robert; Dean, Emily L.; Osborne, Karen J. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2016
Clinicians uniformly recommend accommodations for college students with learning disabilities; however, we know very little about which accommodations they select and the validity of their recommendations. We examined the assessment documentation of a large sample of community college students receiving academic accommodations for learning…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Learning Disabilities, Postsecondary Education, Two Year Colleges
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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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Madaus, Joseph W.; Banerjee, Manju; Hamblet, Elizabeth C. – Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 2010
Students with learning disabilities (LD) transitioning from secondary school to postsecondary education must submit documentation verifying the existence of a disability and that describes a current and substantial limitation to learning. Preparing acceptable documentation can be a challenge for secondary personnel because of differing laws at the…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, College Bound Students, Documentation, Federal Legislation
Getzel, Elizabeth Evans, Ed.; Wehman, Paul, Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2005
A college education can open the door to greater participation in the workplace and community. With this urgently needed, research-based book, readers will learn what they can do to make this crucial opportunity available to young people with a wide range of disabilities. Professionals who work in high schools and colleges--including disability…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Teaching Methods, College Planning, College Attendance
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Lin, Steven – Educational Perspectives, 2006
After two years of construction, American Samoa Community College opened its new library on September 2, 2003. The library is located on the east side of campus and is equipped with ten computer workstations, four online public access catalogs, three copying machines, and an elevator that is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Resources, Professional Development, Library Role