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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

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
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