Disabled & Special Needs - Higher Education

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ODU Settles with Justice Department on Discrimination and Retaliation Investigation

by | February 5, 2021 The Justice Department has settled with Old Dominion University (ODU) to resolve its investigat [...] Read more

Accessibility Services and Moving Towards Universal Design

by Florence Ashley | January 19, 2021
I wonder if we who are nondisabled teachers have become so desensitized to the realities of dis [...] Read more

UNH Focuses on Making Higher Ed Accessible to Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities

by | December 3, 2020
With a $2.5 million grant from the United States Department of Education-Office of Postsecondar [...] Read more

National School Boards Association Tackles Equity Issues Within Public Education

by | October 27, 2020
As part of its “Public School Transformation Now!” campaign, which aims to improve equity a [...] Read more

Numotion Foundation Creates Scholarship Fund For Black Students With Disabilities

by | September 11, 2020
The Numotion Foundation has established the Numotion Foundation Scholarship Fund in partnership [...] Read more

Universities Face Digital Accessibility Lawsuits as Pandemic Continues

by | September 8, 2020
There’s been an uptick in lawsuits by students with disabilities against colleges and univers [...] Read more

Judge: ‘UC System Must Stop Using SAT/ACT Scores For Admissions, Scholarship Decisions

by | September 2, 2020
The University of California system must stop using SAT or ACT scores when making admissions an [...] Read more

Gallaudet U and Apple Collaborate to Boost Accessibility for Students With Disabilities

by | August 27, 2020
Gallaudet University and Apple have begun a “multifaceted collaboration” intended to make l [...] Read more

How Colleges Can Support Students With Disabilities During Remote Learning

by | April 13, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, colleges and universities across the country have rushed to move [...] Read more

For Students With Disabilities, A Mass Shift to Online Courses Comes With Deep Concerns

by | March 19, 2020
As colleges and universities hastily prepare to shift their courses online in response to the c [...] Read more

Ed Department Urged to Help Erase Debt of Borrowers With Disabilities

by | March 4, 2020
Two letters sent to the U.S. Department of Education Tuesday urge Education Secretary Betsy DeV [...] Read more

Left Out? Can the Completion Movement Reach Students with Intellectual Disabilities 

by Debra Hart and Ann Werbach | February 3, 2020
Discouraged by data showing that nearly 42 percent of college students failed to earn degrees w [...] Read more

Access as Model: How Students with Intellectual Disabilities Can Improve Higher Education

by Pepper Stetler | September 13, 2019
If higher education programs for people with intellectual disabilities are to work to the fulle [...] Read more

Employability and College Graduates with Disabilities

by Hawa Allarakhia | August 5, 2019
Finding that first job after graduating college is difficult, to say the least, but for those w [...] Read more

UWF Mechanical Engineering ‘ArgoTots’ Program Helps Kids With Limited Mobility

by | August 1, 2019
Six University of West Florida mechanical engineering students recently finished the first-modi [...] Read more

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