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Higher education and disabilities

international approaches

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Brookfield, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • People with disabilities -- Education (Higher) -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • College students with disabilities -- Services for -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Education, Higher -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • Higher education and state -- Cross-cultural studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Alan Hurst.
    ContributionsHurst, Alan, 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC4812 .H55 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 234 p. ;
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL394189M
    ISBN 101859725082
    LC Control Number98071960

      The siloed, dispersed nature of higher education institutions means getting students with disabilities the accommodations they need can be complicated. So rather than a professor approaching the disabilities services office every time he or she needs, say, a textbook converted to digital, campus staff should work to make sure everything is. Published in , Disability in Higher Education is a comprehensive review of the literature on disability and higher education, interwoven with suggestions for practice. The authors examine nearly every aspect of disability, beginning with consideration of how both impairments and environments, as well as their interaction, create disability.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: In English. Description: xi, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Disability services in Australian universities, Des Power; "A fair go" - the impact of the Disability Discrimination Act () on tertiary education in Australia, Jenny Shaw; supporting students with disabilities in Belgium, Myriam Van Acker; . Permission Requests for Higher Ed Students with Disabilities If you’re a school official and one of your students has a verified disability that prevents him or her from using standard instructional materials, please submit the form below to request an electronic file of a Pearson title.

      Book Name: Students with Disabilities in Higher Education Author Name: Dr. Nageswara Rao Ambati. Institutions This book attempts to understand social and educational experiences of students with disabilities in institutions of higher education and is . U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights Washington, D.C. September More and more high school students with disabilities are planning to continue their education in postsecondary schools, including vocational and career schools, two- and four- .


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