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Roberts, Douglas Allen; Herring, Matthew; Plotner, Anthony; Roach, Andrew – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
There has been a growing commitment to the inclusion of students with Intellectual Disability (ID) on college campuses which has resulted in approximately 271 college programs in the United States. Although there is great variability on program structure and supports of these programs, their overall purpose is to assist students to prepare for…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Physical Activities
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Manikas, Alexandra; Carter, Erik W.; Bumble, Jennifer – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
Although community service is a widespread practice in most higher education institutions, few studies of inclusive community service experiences have appeared in the literature. In this pilot study, 10 college students with and without intellectual disability worked together to jointly plan a community service project, carry it out, and reflect…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Intellectual Disability, College Students, Community Services
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Miller, Kimberly D.; Schleien, Stuart J.; White, Adrienne L.; Harrington, Lalenja – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
This qualitative study examined the desired and perceived outcomes of inclusive postsecondary education (IPSE) for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) from the perspective of their parents. Currently, little is known about how individuals with IDD benefit from IPSE. Twenty-three parents of students or graduates of…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Outcomes of Education, Inclusion, Postsecondary Education
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Qian, Xueqin; Clary, Emily; Johnson, David R.; Echternacht, Jean K. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
The enrollment of students with intellectual disabilities in postsecondary education has increased steadily over the past three decades. This growth has been catalyzed by federal legislation (i.e., the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008), advocacy, public acknowledgment that individuals with intellectual disabilities have the capacity to…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Postsecondary Education, College Students, Coaching (Performance)
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Devine, Stephanie M.; Baker, Joshua N.; Wennerlind, K. Ryan; Nasir-TuckTuck, Mona – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
The ability to read is an essential part of an independent life in our society. Individuals with Intellectual Disability (ID) and Autism Spectrums Disorders (ASD) often struggle with learning to read; therefore, discovering strategies to build literacy skills is essential to their success in employment and independence. A multiple probe across…
Descriptors: Guides, Postsecondary Education, Intellectual Disability, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Caniglia, Joanne; Michali, Yvonne – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
Historically, individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) were limited in the amount of assets that they could earn. However, the enactment of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act in 2014 provided for significant increases in the amount of earnings and savings allowable. Many of these individuals are capable of saving money and…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Money Management, Self Determination, Problem Solving
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Scheef, Andrew R.; Barrio, Brenda L.; Poppen, Marcus I.; McMahon, Don; Miller, Darcy – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
There are a multitude of benefits associated with employment, which many individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs) are not afforded due to their struggles to find and maintain work. These poor employment outcomes are in part being addressed by the over 240 postsecondary education (PSE) programs for students with IDDs that…
Descriptors: Barriers, Experiential Learning, Intellectual Disability, College Students
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Spassiani, Natasha A. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
This paper introduces a newly accredited university programme for students with an intellectual disability (ID). The curriculum is largely based on disability studies pedagogy that creates awareness of the social, political, and economic factors that influence how individuals with a disability navigate society. The aim of the innovative curriculum…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, College Students, Barriers, Curriculum
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Dunn, Caroline; Shannon, David; McCullough, Brittany; Jenda, Overtoun; Qazi, Mohammed – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
Careers in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields have many benefits, including decent salaries, a strong employment outlook, and high job satisfaction. Unfortunately, workers with disabilities are underrepresented in the STEM fields. This practice brief describes a program designed to support college students with…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Postsecondary Education, Disabilities, College Students
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Dysterheft, Jennifer; Chaparro, Gioella; Rice, Laura; Rice, Ian – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine whether university students with physical disabilities (SWD) gained similar benefits from recreational physical activity participation as able-bodied (AB) university students as reported in the literature. Researchers designed an inclusive, university-offered aquatic exercise class for SWD. Six SWD…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Inclusion, Aquatic Sports, Exercise
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Dell'Olio, Myriam; Vaandrager, Lenneke; Koelen, Maria – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
Students with disabilities face several barriers during their academic lives. However, as many of them manage to access a variety of resources, their experiences can be examined through the lens of salutogenesis, which is employed to analyze the mechanisms whereby people succeed in preserving their wellbeing while dealing with stress and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Barriers, Student Experience
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Lightfoot, Amy; Janemi, Roya; Rudman, Debbie Laliberte – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
Despite the existence of policies aimed at ensuring equitable opportunities for individuals with disabilities, at the postsecondary level, students with learning disabilities and/or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder have lower enrollment and completion rates than those without disabilities. To optimize policies and practices to support…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, College Students, Student Attitudes, Learning Disabilities
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Ahmann, Elizabeth; Tuttle, Lisa Joy; Saviet, Micah; Wright, Sarah D. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
Relative to their typically developing peers, college students with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often have poorer adjustment to college, higher rates of class withdrawal and academic probation, and lower rates of retention. Supportive services for these students are still being researched and developed. ADHD…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Well Being, Qualitative Research, Executive Function
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Mask, Paige R.; DePountis, Vicki – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
This article portrays the complex nature of the transition process for two students with visual impairments (VI), both functionally blind, who successfully completed a bachelor's degree. Standardized open-ended interviews provided individual perspectives on the transition services, supports, and challenges faced by the participants with VI during…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Interviews, Independent Living, Career Awareness
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Green, Bridget – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
The purpose of this study was to understand how individuals with disabilities experience bullying at a large university. This research consisted of a pilot study of two participants and the main study of seven participants. Each person participated in three semi-structured interviews that lasted between 10-60 minutes. The results of the study…
Descriptors: Bullying, College Students, Elementary School Students, High School Students
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