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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

NAFEO, AT&T Launch Effort To Help Students With Disabilities Attend HBCUs, PBIs

by Diverse Staff | December 3, 2010
The National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education and the AT&T telecommuni [...] Read more

Learning Disabilities Researcher Brings Attention to Overlooked Asian American Students

by Lydia Lum | May 28, 2010
 As an assistant professor of curriculum and instruction at the University of Massachusett [...] Read more

Conference Panelists: Disabled Students Would Benefit From Universal Instruction Design

by Arelis Hernandez | April 14, 2010
In the diversity movement, nearly every identity is part of the conversation but disability rem [...] Read more
State: Students with disabilities improving slowly

State: Students with disabilities improving slowly

by Associated Press | June 25, 2007
ALBANY N.Y. Students with disabilities continue to post higher graduation rates and better tes [...] Read more
State: Students with disabilities improving slowly

State: Students with disabilities improving slowly

by Associated Press |
ALBANY N.Y. Students with disabilities continue to post higher graduation rates and better tes [...] Read more

Translating Disabilities in Foreign Countries

by Staff | February 8, 2007
Students with disabilities have long felt that studying abroad was an impossible dream... [...] Read more
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