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Learn about disclosure on psychological and/or emotional disabilities, particularly on transcripts for students applying to colleges. Today, there is no disagreement that students and parents of minor children should have control to disclose or not to disclose psychological or emotional information at the time of application. Does a high school...

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This site is an inclusive Higher Education Assessment Tool from Think College! College Options for People with Intellectual Disabilities. This tool will assist programs that serve students with intellectual disabilities to determine current levels of implementation of eighty-eight key practices in inclusive higher education. This site is an inclusive Higher...

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Ron Hager explains Transition as it relates to IDEA, Plan Development, and person-centered services. RAISE and CPIR coordinated on the Disability Disclosure Webinar. Speaker Jennifer Thomas also shares data, best practices, and personal accounts on the multifaceted realm of disability disclosure.

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The purpose of this research brief from the National Center for College Students with Disabilities was to identify and provide an overview of national databases containing information about college students with disabilities. Eleven instruments from federal and university-based sources were described. Databases reflect a variety of survey methods, respondents, definitions...

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As states and districts across the nation increase their use of technology to support instruction and communication, the issue of accessible content for students, families, and community members with disabilities needs to be front and center in the decision making process. Addressing digital accessibility takes a team-based approach. In...

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On this University of Colorado website you can view nationwide longitudinal financial and programmatic trends in intellectual and developmental disabilities services, as funded in part by Health and human Service’s Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Established in 1982 to investigate the determinants of public spending for intellectual and developmental...

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A comprehensive peer-reviewed paper on Assistive Technology by author Fouzia Khursheed Ahmad, published by “Transcience: a journal of global studies.” The journal’s mission is to contribute to global studies by publishing research that crosses geographic, disciplinary, conceptual and conventional boundaries or extends them, and this paper does that. An excerpt:...

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Research shows that adults with cognitive impairment can benefit from cognitive support technologies (CST), and combined with good coping strategies, these technologies can help facilitate inclusion in the labour market. Experience from our rehabilitation work in Norway shows that introducing CST to persons with Asperger’s syndrome and/or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder...

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This study explores the development of the Disability Inclusive Development (DID) Policy Collaboratory. The DID Collaboratory is an accessible virtual organizational environment created in 2016 to support the effective participation of the global disability community in the UN Habitat III conference and the subsequent implementation of the New Urban Agenda...

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Read how Utah’s State Board of Education (USBE) staff are increasing their capacity to meet the needs of all stakeholders by developing a systemwide digital accessibility plan through authentic engagement of stakeholders across multiple education departments.

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