US Students With Disabilities Afforded Equality

Writing in VOA*, Char Freedberg, writes about the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on higher education and the importance of reasonable accommodations.

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A related article is “Americans With Disabilities Act Turns 30


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WINAHEAD is made up of representatives from thirty institutions. Our members are professionals employed by two- and four-year colleges and universities who work directly with students with disabilities to ensure equal access to higher education. WIN indicates the geographic area we represent: Western Iowa and Nebraska. AHEAD is our national parent organization, the Association on Higher Education and Disability.