Disability Education: Scholarships, Special Ed, Learning Difficulties Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2021-10-11
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Although some of these documents from our Disability Education category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of Disability Education Publications:
Many teachers worldwide still do not use computers for teaching, and governments should provide them with computers and training to enable students to enjoy a better future.
Using Uncertainty Reduction Theory to Help Students Deal with Stress and Anxiety and Improve Their Overall Classroom Performance
Uncertainty reduction theory assumes uncertainty in new situations makes communication difficult; uncertainty can create frustration and reduced satisfaction; reducing uncertainty can alleviate these negative feelings.
Elizabeth Barker and Kristin Basinger from The University of Phoenix paper titled Raising the Bar on Classroom Feedback Techniques for All Learners.
U.S. Department of Education releases webinar and fact sheet for protecting American students civil rights during COVID-19 response.
United States Department of Education announces initiative to address the inappropriate use of restraint and seclusion to protect children with disabilities and ensure compliance with U.S. federal laws.
Examines challenges of K-12 teachers in inclusion classrooms and identify areas of opportunity which would improve classroom experience for students.
Research by University of Washington reveals the more skills children bring with them to kindergarten, basic math, reading, friendship and cooperation, the more likely they will succeed in those areas in school.
Instructional design that makes sense for all learners by Elizabeth Barker-Voss, Kristin Basinger, Lauren Critchley, and William Stewart - University of Phoenix.
The Discrepancy in Accommodation Structures Between High School and College and its Effect on Students with Disabilities
Sueyoun Hwang writes on the trauma and trials of graduating from high school and the huge steps of entering college.
New research from Binghamton University, State University of New York shows increased letter spacing helps individuals read faster, but not due to visual processing.
High-quality early care and education is critical to positive child development and has potential to generate economic returns, but current financing structure leaves many children without access to high-quality services.
Project aims to train teachers in Uganda in inclusive education practices in a country where the number of children with disabilities going to school continues to fall.
Study led by NYU researcher Leanna Stiefel looks at steps that education policymakers and practitioners can take to make inclusion in fact feel inclusive..
Study of thousands of children has revealed excluding children from school can lead to long term psychiatric problems and psychological distress.
Research shows school based mental health programs can reach large numbers of children, with increasing evidence of effectiveness in improving mental health and related outcomes.
UNDP statistics show that while the literacy rate for adults with disabilities is 3%, just 1% of women with disabilities are literate.
Perkins School for the Blind launches teacher training program that seeks to equip 1M educators by 2030 with knowledge and skills to teach multiply disabled and visually impaired or deafblind children.
The RISE Act amends the Higher Education Act and addresses several existing issues within the law that serve as unnecessary barriers for students with disabilities and their families.
Research showed second grade students who read aloud to dogs in an after school program demonstrated improved attitudes about reading.
U.S. Fiscal Year 2018 budget lays out proposals and priorities designed to ensure students have equal opportunity to receive high quality education.
U.S. Senators seeking detailed explanation from Secretary DeVos for disappearance of resource website for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Guidance documents designed to support states, local education agencies, and charter school personnel to understand their responsibilities under IDEA and Section 504.
Rethink Discipline initiative aims to support all students and promote a welcome and safe climate in schools.
The Australian loan fee increases cost of education for students, size of student debt, and adds to overall HELP debt.
U.S. Education Secretary sends letter urging state leaders to end use of corporal punishment in schools, a practice repeatedly linked to harmful short-term and long-term outcomes for students.
As of November 1st 2016, Canadians will not have to repay their Canada Student Loan until they are earning at least $25,000 per year.
CogniFit for Education is a new web-portal for teachers to assess, train, and monitor cognitive skills involved in the learning processes.
IBM Watson Element for Educators provides holistic view of students including data on interests, accomplishments, academic performance, attendance, behaviors and learning activities.
Report reveals tens of millions of children with disabilities out of school due to poor government and donor practice.
Remarks by the United States President Barack Obama on education at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School.
U.S. Department of Education announces over $4.4 million in grants to improve literacy skills, outcomes and results for children with disabilities.
U.S. Department of Education awards grants to five states to help students with disabilities prepare for postsecondary education and competitive integrated employment.
UN human rights experts say inclusive education is central to achieving high quality education for all learners, including those with disabilities.
Government of Canada making significant change to student financial assistance to help students returning to class.
Ensuring students with disabilities attending public virtual schools get special education and support that they deserve and is their right.
Virtual Reality explores learning outside of the classroom from the comfort of a school desk.
U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights finds Oakland Unified School District discriminated against student by subjecting him to inappropriate and excessive restraint and seclusion.
Hidden epidemic of student homelessness threatens futures of more than 1 million young people every year.
Online Schools Center guide to navigating an online education for students with disabilities.
Report finds access to technology and flexible teaching methods can help students with disabilities to gain higher education qualifications.
Light For The World supports global efforts to ensure education for all children.
President Obama and his administration plan to forgive $7.7 billion in federal student loans held by Americans that are currently disabled.
Study finds majority of online educational products are not designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities and struggling learners.
New federal policies for education of homeless children to take effect next year; decision impacts every school district nationwide.
Illinois will partner with the Lead Higher Initiative to close equity gaps for lower income students and students of color in high schools most rigorous courses.
Vergara v. California - California Court of Appeal Hears Oral Argument in Education Equality Lawsuit
California Court of Appeal hears oral argument in groundbreaking education equality lawsuit, Vergara v. California.
Online Professional Certificate Program for Improved IT Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities - University of Illinois
Fully online professional development certificate in information accessibility design and policy.
How important content inequality is in contributing to performance gaps between privileged and underprivileged students.
Inexperience with credit cards and financial matters can leave students with excessive debts.
Pilot study in 51 N.C. classrooms shows the effectiveness of a new measure in assessing the quality of practices in inclusive preschools.
Teacher of the blind and visually impaired uses martial arts bringing dedication, discipline and empowerment to the class room.
Crawford Technologies donates to Edie Mourre Scholarship, a fund used to educate recipients studying to become qualified Braille transcribers, proofreaders or teachers.
New white paper explores issues of accessibility for English learners with disabilities, including test design, delivery, uses in high-stakes accountability and need for additional research.
U.S. Department of Education help and guidelines on students with disabilities being bullied in school.
Governor Cuomo announces release of $3.2M College Access Innovation Grant application to be used to increase college enrollment and completion among low-income students.
eTrac is an online vocational training program for helping job seekers overcome employment barriers like disabilities gaps in employment history or mental health challenges.
Information and signs to look for if you suspect your child may be getting bullied when away at boarding school.
Karni Liddell speaks to world audiences encouraging them to think differently about how choices in life shape health, success and attitude despite whatever life circumstances we were given.
Information regarding difficulties with communication including speech and reading skills in children with autism.
Research by University of New Hampshire on variation in rates of restraint and seclusion among students with a disability.
Study found some schools have successfully raised student scores but those schools had almost no effect on performance tests of fluid intelligence skills, such as working memory capacity, speed of information processing, and ability to solve abstract problems.
Hereward College high standards of care have been recognized in a report by the Care Quality Commission official regulator of health and social care in England.
Department of Education proposes reforms to the student loan forgiveness process for individuals who are permanently disabled.
UCLA Center for Civil Rights Remedies finds shocking suspension rate in school districts across the United States.
Information regarding college, disability accommodations, and continuing higher education for students with disabilities.
Online education allows students to fit study around their busy life and earn virtually any degree or certificate.
A number of project suggestions for teachers wishing to educate students on disabilities and disability awareness.
Listing of colleges and universities in the United States listed by state and region including accredited online college programs.
A bill before Congress would eliminate a provision that made private student loans non-dischargeable.
Education of students who are deaf from birth through post-secondary education and training.
Through the use of mnemonic strategies, a student can find ways to relate the information they are learning to information they already possess in their long-term memory; information they already remember.
Nations that signed the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights ICESCR recognized that everyone has the right to education.
Providing additional guidance on requirements of ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act in elementary and secondary schools.
Sallie Mae financial services new insurance products designed to help families protect their investment in higher education now available.
U.S. Federal law mandates that each and every child is to receive an education that is both free and appropriate in an environment that is the least restrictive possible.
Depending upon severity and functional limitations caused by neurological disorder a student may be eligible for services through the school office of disability services.
Nursing Home Abuse scholarship aims to raise awareness and help the selected student by covering non-tuition related living expenses for the 2012 - 2013 academic year.
Students with disabilities may experience a range of different mobility impairments that might require accommodations in school or university settings.
AHEAD is involved in development of policy and provision of services which meet needs of persons with disabilities and are involved in all areas of higher education.
Preschool children who hear parents use words describing size and shape of objects and use those words do much better on tests of their spatial skills.
Information on eligibility for U.S. student loans and grants including how and where to file your application.
Student loan repayment calculator, includes income based repayments chart, information on cancellation, consolidation, deferment and discharge of student loans.
Helping college students find solutions for graduating early student loans and money matters and managing life while in college.
Skills 4 America began as a grant program to provide scholarships for Skills for assessment and treatment curricula for students with autism and other developmental disorders.
If a person filing for bankruptcy can prove undue hardship then student loans may be discharged by a bankruptcy court.
Study suggests pupils with sickle cell disease a serious genetic blood disorder not getting right help at school especially students who miss lessons due to sickness.
More states have passed school voucher or scholarship tax credit legislation in 2011 than ever before.
Legal obligation to provide students with disabilities an equal opportunity to enjoy the benefits of technology.
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board says parents may not officially address the Board because their intention is to object to the WiFi system.
Push America founded by the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity provides programs educating undergraduate students alumni and communities about disabilities.
The Yellow Ribbon program allows for 100 percent of tuition to be covered for eligible veterans and their designated dependents.
A health care directive is a legal document that gives authority to a person to make health care decisions in the event of incapacity or disability.
Parents can play valuable role in helping young children succeed in school despite stressful circumstances.
Student veterans at UCF now have access to academic and military services in a new campus space designed just for them.
Provision signed into law last month lowering teaching standards required under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).
Learn about the options available to those facing challenging debt and why traditional bankruptcy may not be the answer.
Writing by hand strengthens the learning process and when typing on a keyboard this process may be impaired.
Las Vegas Disabled and Homeless Veterans have another resource to help them rebuild their lives and find hope.
Fewer children were late talkers among those who attended full-time center-based child care compared with part-time attendance.
Students with disabilities are attending college in greater numbers and are more engaged in their communities.
Minister for School Education has commissioned advice on strategies that could assist school students with disability and special needs in the classroom and at school.
Online higher education at Ashford University makes earning a college degree accessible for more students, including those with disabilities.
Courses will be aimed at people with a disability who were aged between 18 and 45.
HUD-KSU partnership will help develop innovative curriculum at historically black university designed to train new generation of students interested in careers in civil rights and fair housing.
Information on student loan consolidation programs including FFEL and Direct Loan consolidation as well as loan discharge for disability.
Universities are turning to Microsoft Live@edu for cloud applications to save money and deliver more productivity services to campus.
Low-Income Families Get a Helping Hand in Planning and Saving for Childrens Education.
College Career Community to students with Aspergers Syndrome and other disabilities whose goals include college.
New Statewide Agreements in Three States Improve Access to Textbooks for Disabled College Students.
Elsevier announces it will provide 4 key electronic textbook titles for UC Irvine School of Medicine new program that gives Apple iPads to its 1st year medical students.
Top Selling Titles and Digital Course Materials will be Accessible to College Students with Print Related Disabilities.
Under certain circumstances you may be able to cancel your student loan obligations defer payments or negotiate a more suitable payment plan.
Calls for Equal Access to Information and Technology in American Universities.
Tax free prices for clothing backpacks dorm room furnishings and school supplies at MERS - Goodwill.
Today there are over 54 million Americans with disabilities and 2011 marks the year 76 million baby boomers turns 65.
LiftMinds announces launch of web site as an educational networking destination for high school students.
Jacqueline Naughton discusses her work implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Ability to Benefit Program.
Take research out of labs and offices and put it into the hands of communities so that it could be used to address real world problems.
School burnout is a chronic stress syndrome manifested in fatigue cynicism and a sense of inadequacy as a student.
ADA agreement with Intellitec Colleges to ensure access to its technical colleges for individuals with disabilities.
Post-9/11 G.I. Bill covers associates bachelors and masters degrees but all training programs must be by a degree-granting institution of higher learning.
Online higher education readies this workforce and makes earning a college degree accessible for more students.
$6.6 million in Striving Readers grants to improve the literacy skills of struggling adolescent readers.
VA checks for up to $3,000 given to students who applied for educational benefits and have not received their government payment.
Next Version of the Federal K-12 Law Should Drive School Reforms That Prepare Students for Success.
Early Reading First grants to improve school readiness of young children especially those from low-income families.
Reading Rockets offers information and resources on how children can learn to read and why many struggle and how caring adults can help.
Video contest for young people to share stories about where their education and career training can take them.
House of Representatives voted to give college students the biggest increase in financial aid since the GI Bill.
Department of Education reaching out to make student loan borrowers aware of flexible repayment options.
Canadian students with disabilities at university or college can save substantially when they buy and sell used textbooks online.
The optimal situation is seeing someone in the disability services office who knows you well and is familiar with your learning style.
The new grant will be paid through all years of a university undergraduate, college or trade school programs.
The Department of Education has made available ahead of schedule the second half of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Meyer is one of 25 national disability service providers participating in U.S. Department of Education grant project Project ShiFT.
School Improvement grants to turn around the nation's lowest performing schools.
Students may qualify for one or more of the Canada Student Grants which include new grants for students.
Universal Child Care Benefit provides families in Canada with $100 a month for every child under the age of six.
Rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities who are preparing to attend postsecondary schools.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act IDEA is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities in the United States.
Is distance learning an educational revolution as some people proclaim or is it overblown hype of another learning method.
Major US college disability information for students with disabilities including hearing impaired schools and colleges.
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