Accommodating Students With Disabilities

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This course addresses several topics related to students with disabilities, including:

  • How accommodations change for students when transitioning between K-12 and higher ed
  • Types of disabilities and some common accommodations
  • How professors should engage and accommodate students with disabilities, while adhering to their institutions policies
  • Accommodating students outside the classroom, in areas such as libraries, writing centers, and labs

After taking this course, learners will understand:

  • How disability accommodations differ for students between K-12 and higher ed
  • How common types of disabilities affect students
  • Common accommodations for different types of disabilities
  • The professor's role in the accommodation process
  • The DSO’s role in initiating and facilitating student accommodations at your institution
  • How accommodations for students with disabilities may benefit able-bodied students

 

Faculty at higher education institutions can benefit from this course.

 

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    This course addresses several topics related to students with disabilities, including:

    • How accommodations change for students when transitioning between K-12 and higher ed
    • Types of disabilities and some common accommodations
    • How professors should engage and accommodate students with disabilities, while adhering to their institutions policies
    • Accommodating students outside the classroom, in areas such as libraries, writing centers, and labs
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    After taking this course, learners will understand:

    • How disability accommodations differ for students between K-12 and higher ed
    • How common types of disabilities affect students
    • Common accommodations for different types of disabilities
    • The professor's role in the accommodation process
    • The DSO’s role in initiating and facilitating student accommodations at your institution
    • How accommodations for students with disabilities may benefit able-bodied students

     

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    Faculty at higher education institutions can benefit from this course.

     

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