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Markle, Larry; Wessel, Roger D.; Desmond, Jennifer – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2017
Classroom success and academic integration are essential indicators of academic success (Tinto, 2012). Since students with disabilities, compared to students without disabilities, often face additional transitional academic issues when entering college, Ball State University developed a Faculty Mentorship Program (FMP) for students with…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Mentors, Teacher Role, Graduation Rate
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Scott, Sally; Markle, Larry; Wessel, Roger D.; Desmond, Jennifer – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2016
Creating impactful partnerships across university divisions can enhance the effectiveness and impact of the Disability Services Office. Research has shown the benefits of practitioners and faculty members collaborating; however, careful consideration and communication is needed in order for these collaborations to be successful and beneficial. In…
Descriptors: Universities, Student Personnel Services, Disabilities, College Faculty
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