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Who are Disabled Students? - Students With Disabilities Workshop - FaCET

Who are the students?

Students with Disabilities Workshop

Presented By:

Karl Laves, Counseling & Testing Center Assistant Director

Resources :

First and foremost, a good resource would be the Office for Students with Disabilities now under the leadership of Matt Davis. Their web address is http://www.wku.edu/Dept/Support/Legal/EOO/adastu.html
and
http://www.wku.edu/Info/Student/disabil.htm

The Counseling & Testing Center web site is also a good resource for faculty to look over if they have questions or concerns about students with disabilities.

Making the University Learning Environment More Accessible for the Visually Disabled Student http://www.wku.edu/~kuhlenschmidt/access/index.htm

Here are some good sites, suggested by Matt Davis, to look through:

Wheelchair Sports, USA
http://www.wsusa.org/

MossRehab ResourceNet
http://www.mossresourcenet.org/

Faculty Center For Excellence in Teaching
In-House References

Journal -- February 2001 issue of Syllabus has an article on 'Breaking the Barriers to Math and Science for Students with Disabilities'

Journal -- December 2000 issue of Syllabus has an article on 'Adaptive Technologies: Resources and Products for the Disability Community'

Video -- How Difficult Can This Be? Understanding Learning Disabilities

Issues and Challenges
Strengths
Faculty Support Ideas
Retention techniques
Resources and/or references
Student Diversity Topics
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