Disabled & Special Needs - Higher Education


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UAB to Improve Access after Disabilities Act Complaint

UAB to Improve Access after Disabilities Act Complaint

by Associated Press | February 11, 2016 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ― The University of Alabama at Birmingham has reached a settlement to ensure Read more
Judge’s OK Sought to Settle Blind Student’s Suit Against Miami University

Judge’s OK Sought to Settle Blind Student’s Suit Against Miami University

by Associated Press | February 1, 2016 CINCINNATI ― A judge is to hear final details of an agreement to settle a blind student’ Read more
School Settles Suit over Support Animals in Student Housing

School Settles Suit over Support Animals in Student Housing

by Associated Press | January 5, 2016 CLEVELAND ― Kent State University in northeast Ohio has agreed to pay two former students $10 Read more

Diverse Docket: African-American Student Loses Bias Suit Against Valparaiso

by Eric Freedman | November 22, 2015 An African-American nursing student who was dismissed for low grades has lost her racial discri Read more
MSU Gets Nearly $290K to Support Students With Disabilities

MSU Gets Nearly $290K to Support Students With Disabilities

by Associated Press | October 18, 2015 MINOT, N.D. — Minot State University has received nearly $290,000 in federal funds to help yo Read more

Minorities Less Likely To Be Identified as Disabled

by Lydia Lum | June 29, 2015 Racial and language minority students in elementary and middle school are less likely than thei Read more
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
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