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Hill, Jennifer Leigh – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1996
Survey of 264 Canadian university students with disabilities found most considered campus support services good or excellent. One-third felt needs were not met; one-fourth found lack of support had hindered their ability to pursue postsecondary education. Two-thirds found faculty very willing to make accommodations, but lack of accommodation had…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Access to Education, College Faculty, College Students
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Livingston, Sue – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1996
A La Guardia Community College (New York) course in developmental writing for deaf students features small class size and teachers fluent in American Sign Language. Teaching practices include reading of model essays on topics of interest to deaf students, peer feedback on the first two drafts of writing assignments, and student "reading…
Descriptors: American Sign Language, Basic Writing, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques
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Shaw, Stan F.; McGuire, Joan M.; Madaus, Joseph W. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1997
Standards for professional practice of administrators of college programs for students with disabilities, approved by the Association on Higher Education and Disability, are presented. Standards address administrators' roles and responsibilities in the areas of administration, direct service to or on behalf of students, consultation and…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, College Students, Disabilities
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Blosser, Ron – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1997
Summarizes some history concerning college programs for students with disabilities, illustrating the evolving nature of the profession. Discusses future challenges, including role stress and conflict, updating of professional standards, professional competencies, training and professional development, job functions of other professionals, and…
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrator Role, College Students, Disabilities
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Richard, Mary McDonald – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1995
The University of Iowa has researched and implemented a program of services for students with Attention Deficit Disorder, including providing information, advocacy, instruction, support, and academic accommodations. Disability services counselors who understand the disorder can design services addressing specific needs for program access and…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Persistence, Accessibility (for Disabled), Administrative Policy
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Willis, Christy; And Others – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1995
Interviews with five students with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) at The George Washington University (District of Columbia), their families, and professionals in student disabilities resulted in five clinical vignettes representing a spectrum of ADD students. Six recurring personal issues emerged: self-esteem, family/peer support, stress,…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, College Environment, College Students
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Shell, Duane F.; Horn, Christy A. – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 1991
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln study evaluated use of a campus compensatory technology program, particularly compensatory communications systems, by students with disabilities. Results indicate a high level of student use, student perceptions that the compensatory systems were helpful, and improved student academic performance. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Ancillary School Services, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), College Students
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