Fostering the increased integration of students with disabilities
- San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2011.
- Physical description
- 115 p. ; 23 cm.
- New directions for student services ; no. 134.
LB1027.5 .N4 NO.134
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- Huger, Marianne S.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- EDITOR S NOTES 1 Marianne S. Huger 1. Fostering a Disability-Friendly Institutional Climate 3 Marianne S. Huger This chapter explores the value of a diverse student population to all students. The roles that faculty, disability services practitioners, other administrators, and student leaders can have in increasing the integration of students with disabilities are discussed. 2. Universal Design for Academic Facilities 13 John P. S. Salmen This chapter examines the differences between universal design and accessibility and highlights areas of opportunity for universal design on college campuses. 3. Employing Universal Design for Instruction 21 Robert A. Shaw This chapter identifi es how fl exible curricular practices and technology can constitute universal design for instruction and provides examples of how these practices have benefi ted students in a number of institutions. 4. Transition Strategies to Ensure Active Student Engagement 35 Donna M. Korbel, Joan M. McGuire, Manju Banerjee, Sue A. Saunders This chapter explores the transition through college of students with disabilities by characterizing the postsecondary landscape, presenting a collaborative model of college transition services, and offering recommendations for each stage of the transition services continuum. 5. Accessible Online Learning 47 D. Elizabeth Case, Roseanna C. Davidson This chapter explains the advantages and challenges of creating an accessible online learning environment by providing guidance on specifi c improvements and suggesting modifi cations. 6. Education Abroad for Students with Disabilities: Expanding Access 59 Heidi M. Soneson, Shelly Fisher This chapter identifi es the key support services and advising procedures under eight major headings that institutions of higher education should have in place in order to guide students with disabilities effectively as they explore and participate in education abroad opportunities. 7. Understanding the Experiences of Students with Psychiatric Disabilities: A Foundation for Creating Conditions of Support and Success 73 Holley A. Belch This chapter examines the population of students with psychiatric disabilities, addresses the value of their inclusion and integration on college campuses, provides strategies for inclusion and integration in and outside the classroom, and offers a comprehensive model of support. 8. Legal Issues in Serving Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education 95 Jo Anne Simon This chapter explores issues that frame access and accommodation needs of students with disabilities by identifying current issues and relevant legal guidance. INDEX 109.
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- Publisher's Summary
- All members of a community benefit from the diversity that students with disabilities bring to a campus, and all campus constituents have an obligation to serve their diverse students. This volume provides the preparation and knowledge your campus needs to meet the growing populations of students with disabilities. Editor Marianne S. Huger, assistant dean of students at American University, and contributing authors provide practitioners and faculty members with guidance concerning not just accommodating but including students in the fabric of an institution. They also provide specific guidance on four issues that are current paramount in service students with disabilities: tranistion, online learning, Education-Abroad, and psychiatric disabilties. Also included is an exploration of the legal framework for fostering the increased integration of students with disabilities. This is the 134th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Student Services. An indispensable resource for vice presidents of student affairs, deans of students, student counselors, and other student services professionals, New Directions for Student Services offers guidelines and programs for aiding students in their total development: emotional, social, physical, and intellectual.
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- Publication date
- Marianne S. Huger, editor.
- New directions for student services ; no. 134
- "Summer 2011."
- Also available online.