College for students with disabilities : we do belong
Contributor(s): Shore, Stephen M [Editor.] | Grandin, Temple [Foreword].Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015Description: 260 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849057325 (alk. paper).Subject(s): DISABILITY | INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | STUDENTS | TERTIARY EDUCATION
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction / Pavan John Antony and Stephen M. Shore -- Experiences of individuals with cerebral palsy / Pavan John Antony -- Experiences of individuals with autism in higher education / Stephen M. Shore -- Experiences of individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder / Francine Conway, Kelsey McLaughlin, Chanelle Tyler Best, and Ssonia Minutella -- Experiences of individuals with intellectual disability / Karleen M. Haines -- Experiences of individuals with learning disability / Anita W. Frey -- The myth of equal opportunity : a personal perspective / Ehrin McHenry -- Bridging the gap between high school and college / Mitch Nagler -- Struggling with disability and dealing with family / Melissa Mooney -- The oops baby / Dena L. Gassner -- Best decision ever / Patrick Kelty -- College dreams / Kerry Magro -- Conclusion / Pavan John Antony and Stephen M. Shore.
This book presents a realistic picture of the positive and negative aspects of the transition to higher education as experienced by students with disabilities. It combines findings from special education studies, personal stories from individuals with disabilities, and practical tips to help those facing the challenges.