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Trammell, Jack – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2013
Students on the Autism spectrum, including those with Asperger's, are attending postsecondary schools at record rates and bringing with them unique needs and challenges. Although students with this diagnosis qualify for and often use traditional academic accommodations such as testing in a separate room, they also commonly experience academic…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Asperger Syndrome, Coaching (Performance)
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Trammell, Jack – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2011
Students with learning or learning-related disabilities frequently struggle with multiple choice assessments due to difficulty discriminating between items, filtering out distracters, and framing a mental best answer. This Practice Brief suggests accommodations and strategies that disability service providers can utilize in conjunction with…
Descriptors: Multiple Choice Tests, Disabilities, Testing Accommodations, Accessibility (for Disabled)
Trammell, Jack – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2009
Few instruments or studies have been designed to measure the degree of stigmatization experienced by college and University students with disabilities. Yet, many researchers acknowledge through qualitative studies and other forms of experiential data that postsecondary students with disabilities do in fact encounter significant stigma effects.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Student Surveys, College Students, Likert Scales
Trammell, Jack; Hathaway, Melissa – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2007
Research consistently shows that college students who take advantage of supports and accommodations perform better academically. The literature is not clear, however, on whether college students with disabilities seek help more or less frequently than their peers without disabilities. One major form of help is consulting with professors outside of…
Descriptors: College Students, Disabilities, Liberal Arts, College Faculty