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Online vs. Traditional Higher Education: Which Is Better for Those With Disabilities?

Pursuing a college education has become much easier for everyone thanks to online courses. A study done by Walden University and the University of Phoenix suggests that many college students with disabilities prefer online courses over traditional classroom education to avoid stigmatization and because of several other positive aspects. 692 more words

Texas Agency: 4 Districts Violated Law On Disabled Students

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DALLAS (AP) – Four Texas school districts violated federal law by not properly evaluating students with disabilities before sending them to court for missing school, a state agency’s investigation has found. 579 more words


Access Plays Huge Role in College Choice

A new report from Ball State University also published in the Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, investigated the college enrollment of students with disabilities and noted that access plays a large role in the selection process. 869 more words


Disability Mentoring Day provides job training to SCS students

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Local professionals mentored Shelby County Schools students with disabilities Wednesday as part of the district’s Disability Mentoring Day.

The mentors helped give the students hands-on training in areas such as customer service, sales and interview techniques. 164 more words


Is Truancy still a crime?

Popular culture abounds with romanticized references to underage students “cutting class,” “ditching,” and similar handles for the concept of children rebelliously daring to burst free of the pointless confines of the schoolhouse to roam about the city at will, playing pranks, getting into trouble, and in general doing what children will inevitably do when no adults are around. 356 more words


The Advantages of 504 Plans for Incoming Freshmen with Disabilities (Repost from iAchievelearning.com)

Below is an article I wrote for iAchievelearning.com about the benefits of securing 504 plans for a college-bound students with disabilities. Visit iAchievelearning.com for tutoring, test preparation, and other resources.