Holley A. Belch
1. Setting the Context: Reconsidering the Principles of Full Participation and Meaningful Access for Students with Disabilities 5
Linda M. Hall, Holley A. Belch
Demographic trends and the fundamental principles of access and participation are addressed in the context of the lessons learned as other historically underrepresented groups have entered higher education.
2. Creating Environments of Ability 19
This chapter explores how various dimensions of campus environments must change to become more responsive to the needs of students with disabilities.
3. Recruitment and Admission of Students with Disabilities 31
Barbara J. Palombi
This chapter focuses on the role of student affairs professionals and other administrative offices in assisting students with disabilities in their journey from high school to institutions of higher education.
4. Enhancing Out-of-Class Opportunities for Students with Disabilities 41
This chapter explores ways to improve the accessibility of campus life, experiential learning (internships and service learning), study abroad, and sports and recreation.
5. Career and Academic Advising 55
This chapter examines career and academic advising issues in the context of the interactional model of disability.
6. Legal Issues in Serving Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education 69
Jo Anne Simon
The balance of rights and responsibilities of students and institutions is a dynamically evolving area and one with which student affairs administrators must be familiar.
7. Funding Programs and Services for Students with Disabilities 83
James Rund, Tedde Scharf
This chapter examines the dilemmas of funding disability programs and services, the sources of funds available, and the key issues that affect funding.