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Burgstahler, Sheryl; Russo-Gleicher, Rosalie J. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2015
Legislation and contemporary social policies that favor inclusion and academic accommodations have contributed to a rise in the enrollment of students with disabilities, including students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), on postsecondary campuses today. However, the literature is scarce about how instructors can routinely address the needs of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Postsecondary Education, College Students, Autism
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Bellman, Scott; Burgstahler, Sheryl; Hinke, Penny – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2015
Faced with poor retention and graduation rates for students with disabilities, postsecondary institutions have experimented with interventions to help students succeed in college. This practice brief describes a pilot initiative in which 41 students with disabilities pursuing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees at…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), STEM Education, College Students, Disabilities
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Blaser, Brianna; Burgstahler, Sheryl; Braitmayer, Karen – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2012
A two-day pilot workshop called Access to the Design Professions for People with Disabilities ("AccessDesign") was conducted for high school and college students with disabilities in Seattle. The goal of the workshop was to increase the pipeline of design professionals with disabilities by recruiting students with disabilities into…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Careers, Workshops, Secondary School Students
Burgstahler, Sheryl; Moore, Elizabeth – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2009
Thirteen focus groups with a total of 53 postsecondary students with disabilities and 14 focus groups with a total of 72 personnel from student service offices on campuses nationwide identified access problems encountered by students with disabilities in these offices and potential solutions to these problems. Students shared experiences in which…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Disabilities, College Students, Accessibility (for Disabled)