Disabled & Special Needs - Higher Education
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

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

Disabled Athletes Eager for New Options After Federal Government Reminds Institutions of Their Obligations

by Craig T. Greenlee | March 17, 2014
It appears that many schools now are more proactive in trying to meet the needs of students wit [...] Read more

Colleges Responding to Growing Ranks of Learning Disabled

by Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report | February 16, 2014
Some colleges and universities are focusing more attention on getting reluctant learning-disabl [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: RPI Prevails in Suit by Disabled Former Ph.D. Candidate

by Eric Freedman | November 3, 2013
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., has won a disability discrimination suit by a f [...] Read more

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
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