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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

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

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

Wheelchair Sports, USA

MossRehab ResourceNet

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
Faculty Support Ideas
Retention techniques
Resources and/or references
Student Diversity Topics
FaCET Home
WKU Home

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