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Wednesday, April 26 • 10:15am - 10:35am
The Realities Of Students With Disability On Campus

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Since the American with Disabilities Act was passed in 1990, students with disabilities attending college in the U.S. has increased. Many new policies, services, and programs have been established to provide equity for students with disabilities. The purpose of this research is to investigate how students with disabilities navigate resources, the physical environment, and social life on the campus of University of North Carolina at Asheville. Interviews were carried out with individuals involved with services to advance support on campus included staff, professors, and students. Using a grounded theory approach, the researcher identified major themes related to resources and recognition. The results contribute to understanding how college campuses can further support students with disabilities.

Wednesday April 26, 2017 10:15am - 10:35am PDT
236 Zageir Hall

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