Coming to terms with the "otherwise qualified" student with a learning disability.

  title={Coming to terms with the "otherwise qualified" student with a learning disability.},
  author={Steve Elkins Philip Gonsiska Shubin Saha Delia Scott},
  journal={Journal of learning disabilities},
  volume={23 7},
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 ensures all "otherwise qualified" individuals with handicaps the right to higher education. Federal regulations implementing the broad principles of Section 504 address only obliquely the interpretation of the construct "otherwise qualified." The determination of the qualified individual with a handicap in higher education entails unique consideration when applied to students with learning disabilities. In a setting traditionally based on academic… CONTINUE READING

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