Chapter 1 Accessibility and Acceptance for University Students with Diverse Abilities

@article{Petersen2018Chapter1A,
  title={Chapter 1 Accessibility and Acceptance for University Students with Diverse Abilities},
  author={Naomi Jeffery Petersen and Sandra J. Gruberg},
  journal={Perspectives on Diverse Student Identities in Higher Education: International Perspectives on Equity and Inclusion},
  year={2018}
}
  • N. Petersen, Sandra J. Gruberg
  • Published 26 November 2018
  • Education
  • Perspectives on Diverse Student Identities in Higher Education: International Perspectives on Equity and Inclusion
Abstract The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990, comprehensively addressing the life needs and civil rights of people with disabilities (PWDs). Although the ADA would prohibit discrimination in the workforce, public services, transportation, and information, therefore spurring efforts by private and public institutions to plan for and adopt accessible environments and practices, the actual voice and experience of PWDs often remains unacknowledged, even on university… 

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