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30 Years After Americans with Disabilities Act, College Students with Disabilities Say Law Is Not Enough

By Safia Samee Ali — 2020

“It’s about going beyond compliance in terms of what the ADA really means and what it means in terms of disability and inclusivity,” one expert said.

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What It’s Really Like for Disabled Students in College

Most, if not all, colleges have resource centers devoted to helping students with all types of disabilities, but many obstacles still need removing in order to make college truly accessible to everyone.

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Disability Pride: The High Expectations of a New Generation

Millions of young people grew up knowing the landmark Americans With Disabilities Act as a birthright. They now demand its guarantees — and even more.

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Luke’s Best Chance: One Man’s Fight for His Autistic Son

More than a million children in America are the autism spectrum. What happens when they come of age?

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Disability as Diversity

Colleges and universities are making progress on efforts to serve disabled students, but some advocates and scholars say higher ed has been slow to recognize disability as an identity group or include it in programming around diversity and inclusion.

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How to Improve Students with Disabilities’ Sense of Belonging

By focusing on play, schools are finding ways to bring students with and without disabilities together, to the benefit of both groups.

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Higher Education’s Challenge: Disability Inclusion on Campus

When developing a culture of inclusion, colleges and universities have specific responsibilities to students with disabilities to ensure they can learn and achieve their goals.

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Challenges Faced by Students with Physical Disabilities

Progress has been made in providing more accessible campuses, but for too long, students with physical disabilities have had to self-advocate for their needs.

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5 Pieces of Advice for Freshmen Moving Out of State

After moving from North Dakota to New York, I learned a few things about culture shift.

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Models Chella Man and Aaron Philip Demand Better Representation for Disabled Communities

Models and best friends Chella Man and Aaron Philip are challenging fashion ideals. The two discuss growing up feeling excluded and invisible and detail the bravery it takes to be the change you want to see.

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Disabled LGBTQ+ Creatives Imagine a Better Tomorrow

In the fall of 2020 the Ford Foundation and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced an 18-month initiative to increase the visibility of disabled creatives and elevate their voices.

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