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

From primary care visits to gynecological exams to acupuncture and even hairstyling, the center is a catchall space for about 400 women with physical disabilities in Manhattan.

Disability Issues Continue to Arise on Campus

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University officials and even disability advocates say there are obstacles to creating technological access for students with different learning needs.

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Dr. Amy Shuman says, “People with disabilities are competent because they are successfully communicating (in their own way).”

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OMAHA, Neb. ― Creighton University is appealing a federal judge’s ruling requiring it to provide a deaf student with special equipment and interpreters to allow him to finish his last two years of medical school.

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Justice Martins, who has Aspergers Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder, will receive his degree after overcoming challenges in an intensive baking and pastry arts program.

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Dr. Hernan Melgarejo failed part II of the American Podiatric Medical Licensing Exam eight times and blamed discrimination, according to the court.

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College can be a safe space for people, young and old, to learn and grow. Thanks to new initiatives, those with developmental disabilities are now getting the chance to experience all that college has to offer.

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She has been a seminal figure in the civil and women’s rights movements for decades, but educator, feminist and human rights activist Dr. Angela Davis still remains deeply involved in movements for social justice globally.

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Gallaudet University has reinstated its chief diversity officer after a 3-month paid suspension for signing a petition circulated by opponents of gay marriage in Maryland.

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Although a growing number of children are being diagnosed with mental and emotional disorders that prevent them from succeeding in college, few colleges have created programs that provide them the help they need to make it in the classroom.

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