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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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Kercood, Suneeta; Lineweaver, Tara T.; Frank, Colleen C.; Fromm, Erik D. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between cognitive flexibility, academic skills, educational trajectories, and career goals of college students with and without Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Participants completed a demographic questionnaire, objective and subjective measures of cognitive…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Career Choice, College Students, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Lombardi, Allison; Vukovic, Boris; Sala-Bars, Ingrid – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2015
Across the globe, students with disabilities have been increasing in prevalence in higher education settings. Thus, it has become more urgent for college faculty to have a broad awareness of disability and inclusive teaching practices based on the tenets of Universal Design. In this study, we examined faculty attitudes toward disability-related…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Disabilities
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Stamp, Lucy; Banerjee, Manju; Brown, Franklin C. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2014
This study examined issues related to college adjustment and self-advocacy from the perspective of students diagnosed with a primarily inattentive presentation of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) who were unable to meet minimum academic expectations in their first attempt at college. Data were gathered from 12 students with ADHD who,…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Self Advocacy, College Preparation, School Readiness
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Gaultney, Jane F. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2014
The pediatric literature indicates that children with ADHD are at greater risk for sleep problems, daytime sleepiness, and some sleep disorders than children with no diagnosed disability. It has not been determined whether this pattern holds true among emerging adults, and whether comorbid sleep disorders with ADHD predict GPA. The present study…
Descriptors: College Students, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, At Risk Persons, Sleep
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Mytkowicz, Patricia; Goss, Diane; Steinberg, Bruce – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2014
While metacognition is an important component of the learning process for college students, development of metacognitive knowledge and regulation is particularly important for students with LD and/or ADHD. The researchers used Schraw and Dennison's (1994) "Metacognitive Awareness Inventory" (MAI) to assess first year college students'…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, College Freshmen
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Grieve, Adam; Webne-Behrman, Lisa; Couillou, Ryan; Sieben-Schneider, Jill – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2014
This study presents a unique assessment of executive functioning (EF) among postsecondary students with disabilities, with the aim of understanding the extent to which students with different disabilities and in different age groups assess their own difficulties with relevant and educationally-adaptive skills such as planning, initiating, managing…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Executive Function, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Age Differences
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Richman, Erica Lynn; Rademacher, Kristen N.; Maitland, Theresa Laurie – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2014
Students with learning disabilities (LD) and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) represent the largest segment of college students with documented disabilities. Despite enhanced access to accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act, this growing population continues to take longer to complete a college education…
Descriptors: College Students, Coaching (Performance), Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Mytkowicz, Patricia; Goss, Diane – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2012
Colleges are seeking ways to better serve the growing population of students with learning disabilities (LD) and/or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In making decisions about how to best facilitate students' success, it is important to listen to their voices as they describe their experiences and offer unique insights. The…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Student Attitudes
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Street, Christine Duden; Koff, Robert; Fields, Harvey; Kuehne, Lisa; Handlin, Larry; Getty, Michael; Parker, David R. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2012
Despite a growing demand for a well-educated workforce in science, technology, engineering, and math-related (STEM) careers, fewer American college students are pursuing these majors. Students with disabilities are one of the at-risk groups whose interest in pursuing STEM careers is frequently compromised by systemic barriers to participation.…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Majors (Students), At Risk Students, Mentors
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Costello, Carla A.; Stone, Sharon L. M. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2012
In this article, the authors examine strategies for supporting college students with learning disabilities (LD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) from the conceptual frameworks of positive psychology and self-efficacy theory. Higher education professionals can use principles taken from the relatively new field of positive…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Self Efficacy, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Psychology
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Graves, Laura; Asunda, Paul A.; Plant, Stacey J.; Goad, Chester – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether asynchronous online access of course recordings was beneficial to students with learning disabilities (LD) and/or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) enrolled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses. Data were collected through semi-structured interviews…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Interviews, Asynchronous Communication
Parker, David R.; White, Cheri E.; Collins, Laura; Banerjee, Manju; McGuire, Joan M. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2009
Today's college students are expected to utilize a variety of learning technologies to succeed in higher education. Students with learning disabilities (LD) and/or Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) can encounter barriers to equal access and effective learning in this new digital environment, including the development of proficiency…
Descriptors: College Students, Management Systems, Learning Strategies, Learning Disabilities
Chiba, Constance; Low, Richard – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2007
The purpose of the current study was to evaluate student perceptions of the impact of a course developed to assist students with learning disorders, both learning disabilities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD), transition and adjust to a university environment. Students' perceptions of the impact of the course over time were…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Learning Disabilities, Questionnaires, Transitional Programs
Olney, Marjorie F.; Brockelman, Karin F. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2005
This study is the result of a series of group and individual interviews in which 25 university students with a variety of disabilities discussed their experience of disability. Transcripts of the interviews were analyzed qualitatively using an inductive procedure. Data were then sorted by gender and by hidden versus visible disability. Here we…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Self Concept, College Students, Interviews