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Haney, Michelle R.; Fisher, Kati – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2017
Postsecondary education programs are associated with many positive outcomes for people with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) including increases in social skills, vocational skills, and independence. Although these programs are increasing, there are regions of the United States where few exist. The present study assesses the attitudes and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Postsecondary Education, Intellectual Disability, Inclusion
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)
Collins, Mary Elizabeth; Mowbray, Carol T. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2008
Because of advances in psychotropic medications, psychiatric rehabilitation methods, the implementation of civil rights legislation, and empowerment movement of consumers with psychiatric disabilities, students with mental illnesses are increasingly able to access and complete higher education. Disability services offices on college campuses can…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Disabilities