Disabled & Special Needs - Higher Education

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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

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
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
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
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