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Creighton University Appeals Order Favoring Deaf Student

Creighton University Appeals Order Favoring Deaf Student

by Margery A. Beck, Associated Press | June 8, 2014
OMAHA, Neb. ― Creighton University is appealing a federal judge’s ruling requiring it to pr [...] Read more

Student Overcomes Autism Disorder to Receive Degree

by Brian J. Lowney, The Standard-Times | May 18, 2014
Justice Martins, who has Aspergers Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder, will receive his degr [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: Suit Against NY College of Podiatric Medicine Dismissed

by Eric Freedman | May 13, 2014
Dr. Hernan Melgarejo failed part II of the American Podiatric Medical Licensing Exam eight time [...] Read more

Disabled Athletes Eager for New Options After Federal Government Reminds Institutions of Their Obligations

by Craig T. Greenlee | March 17, 2014
It appears that many schools now are more proactive in trying to meet the needs of students wit [...] Read more

Colleges Responding to Growing Ranks of Learning Disabled

by Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report | February 16, 2014
Some colleges and universities are focusing more attention on getting reluctant learning-disabl [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: RPI Prevails in Suit by Disabled Former Ph.D. Candidate

by Eric Freedman | November 3, 2013
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., has won a disability discrimination suit by a f [...] Read more

Schools Make Adjustments To Comply With Updated Standards To Make Campuses More Accessible to the Disabled

by Marsha Gilbert | March 11, 2013
Institutions are working to come into compliance with accessibility standards and opening doors [...] Read more
Opening Higher Ed to Students with Developmental Disabilities

Opening Higher Ed to Students with Developmental Disabilities

by Jasmine Evans | March 10, 2013
College can be a safe space for people, young and old, to learn and grow. Thanks to new initiat [...] Read more

Angela Davis Electrifies Gallaudet University

by Barrington M. Salmon | February 14, 2013
She has been a seminal figure in the civil and women’s rights movements for decades, but educ [...] Read more
Sports Are a Civil Right for Disabled, US Says

Sports Are a Civil Right for Disabled, US Says

by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press | January 27, 2013
Breaking new ground, the U.S. Education Department is telling schools they must include student [...] Read more
Gallaudet Reinstates Official Who Signed Petition

Gallaudet Reinstates Official Who Signed Petition

by Ben Nuckols, Associated Press | January 7, 2013
Gallaudet University has reinstated its chief diversity officer after a 3-month paid suspension [...] Read more

Few Schools Offer Extra Services to Those With Learning Disabilities

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | November 1, 2012
Although a growing number of children are being diagnosed with mental and emotional disorders t [...] Read more
Engineering Instructor and Activist Seeks, Inspires Wheelchair Innovation

Engineering Instructor and Activist Seeks, Inspires Wheelchair Innovation

by Lydia Lum | October 12, 2011
As the founder of the San Francisco State University-based Whirlwind Wheelchair International, [...] Read more

CSU-Northridge, UCLA Researchers Try To Harness Brain-Computer Interface Technology for Wheelchairs

by Amara Phillip | September 21, 2011
The technology has the potential to provide a new degree of freedom to disabled users. [...] Read more
Virginia University Named in Lawsuit Alleging Poor Access for Disabled

Virginia University Named in Lawsuit Alleging Poor Access for Disabled

by Associated Press | February 15, 2011
ROANOKE Va. –  An advocacy group claims in a series of lawsuits that Radford Univers [...] Read more
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