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UAB to Improve Access after Disabilities Act Complaint

UAB to Improve Access after Disabilities Act Complaint

by Associated Press | February 11, 2016 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ― The University of Alabama at Birmingham has reached a settlement to ensure Read more
Judge’s OK Sought to Settle Blind Student’s Suit Against Miami University

Judge’s OK Sought to Settle Blind Student’s Suit Against Miami University

by Associated Press | February 1, 2016
CINCINNATI ― A judge is to hear final details of an agreement to settle a blind student’ [...] Read more
School Settles Suit over Support Animals in Student Housing

School Settles Suit over Support Animals in Student Housing

by Associated Press | January 5, 2016
CLEVELAND ― Kent State University in northeast Ohio has agreed to pay two former students $10 [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: African-American Student Loses Bias Suit Against Valparaiso

by Eric Freedman | November 22, 2015
An African-American nursing student who was dismissed for low grades has lost her racial discri [...] Read more
MSU Gets Nearly $290K to Support Students With Disabilities

MSU Gets Nearly $290K to Support Students With Disabilities

by Associated Press | October 18, 2015
MINOT, N.D. — Minot State University has received nearly $290,000 in federal funds to help yo [...] Read more

Minorities Less Likely To Be Identified as Disabled

by Lydia Lum | June 29, 2015
Racial and language minority students in elementary and middle school are less likely than thei [...] Read more
Program to Ease High School Transition for Disabled Students

Program to Ease High School Transition for Disabled Students

by Associated Press | April 19, 2015
Being a high school student with a disability means having an education plan designed for you, [...] Read more
Boston College Under Investigation Over Access for Disabled

Boston College Under Investigation Over Access for Disabled

by Associated Press | February 18, 2015
Boston College has become more difficult to navigate for people with disabilities in recent yea [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: Morehead State Unanimous Winner on Appeal

by Eric Freedman | October 30, 2014
Morehead State University didn’t violate First Amendment rights or commit disability discrimi [...] Read more

Study Links Discrimination, Blacks’ Risk of Mental Disorders

by Catherine Morris | September 21, 2014
New research shows that African Americans and Caribbean Blacks who experience multiple types of [...] Read more

Beacon College Leading the Way in Service of Learning Disabled

by Catherine Morris | September 17, 2014
A Florida college, founded just 25 years ago, is part of a growing trend of institutions focusi [...] Read more

NYU’s Initiative for Women With Disabilities Provides Holistic Wellness Services

by María Eugenia Miranda | September 16, 2014
From primary care visits to gynecological exams to acupuncture and even hairstyling, the center [...] Read more

Disability Issues Continue to Arise on Campus

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | September 15, 2014
University officials and even disability advocates say there are obstacles to creating technolo [...] Read more

Disability Studies Expert Seeks Better Understanding Through Communication

by María Eugenia Miranda | September 9, 2014
Dr. Amy Shuman says, “People with disabilities are competent because they are successfully co [...] Read more
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
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