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For example, Auburn’s Office of Accessibility allows disabled students to submit accommodation requests, schedule appointments with accommodation specialists, report a physical access issue, and more. Where do we go? Applying LD documentation guidelines at the postsecondary level: Decision making with sparse or missing data. Stage, F. K., & Milne, N. V. (1996). Mamiseishvili, K., & Koch, L. C. (2012). A. Critical incidents involving students with psychiatric disabilities: The gap between state of the art and campus practice. Stigma of a label: Educational expectations for high school students labeled with learning disabilities. Cognitive, academic, and attitudinal predictors of the grade point averages of college students with learning disabilities. Deconstructing barriers: Perceptions of students labeled with learning disabilities in higher education. (2014). Roberts, K. D., Park, H. J., Brown, S., & Cook, B. Lindstrom, W., Nelson, J. M., & Foels, P. (2013). Dong, S., & Lucas, M. S. 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Effects of the paraphrasing strategy on expository reading comprehension of young adults with intellectual disability. Telling it like it is: The role of race, class, & culture in the perpetuation of learning disability as a privileged category for the white middle class. Dunn, C., Chambers, D., & Rabren, K. (2004). Use of grade-based norms versus age-based norms in psychoeducational assessment for a college population. Institutions dedicated to supporting students with disabilities might also consider offering programs specifically designed for certain types of disabilities. National Center for Education Statistics. Roberts, J. Transition from two-year to four-year institutions for students with disabilities. Troiano, P. F. (2003). The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 included language authorizing the creation of comprehensive transition and postsecondary (CTP) programs for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. University of Connecticut created a program called “REACHing Peers”, which is a three-fold mentoring program that includes: opportunities for prospective students with disabilities to connect with current students with disabilities on campus, mentor-mentee relationships for current students registered with the Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD), and linking current students with a network of CSD alumni for career prepartion. (Eds.). Hatfield, J. P. (2003). Prevatt, F., Johnson, L. E., Allison, K., & Proctor, B. E. (2005). Web-based information and prospective students with disabilities: A study of liberal arts colleges. (2008). A validated curriculum to provide training to faculty regarding students with disabilities in higher education. Invisible scholars: Students with learning disabilities. Cartledge, G., & Dukes, C. (2009). Evans, N. J., Assadi, J. L., & Herriott, T. K. (2005). Higbee, J. L., Bruch, P. L., & Siaka, K. (2008). But disabled students continue to report considerable stigma, as well as variations in … Students’ perceptions of beneficial LD accommodations and services at the postsecondary level. Dong, S., & Lucas, M. S. (2013). (2005). Disability and diversity: Results from the Multicultural Awareness Project for Institutional Transformation. Landmark College, recognized as one of the top ten colleges by College Magazine for offering services to students with disabilities, has developed specific services aimed to support students with autism spectrum disorder. It’s clear that faculty and staff need to be equipped with the tools and strategies needed to assist and teach students with disabilities. Ashby, C. E., & Causton-Theoharis, J. Racial, ethnic, and cultural differences in responding to distinctiveness and discrimination on campus: Stigma and common group identity. Lin, H. (2007). Simoncelli, A., & Hinson, J. 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