Author gives advice on college for students with physical disabilities

12/6/2011 | U.S. News & World Report

Students with severe physical disabilities should consider applying to one of five U.S. colleges that offer adequate services for students to live on campus, says Chris Wise Tiedemann, who co-authors the website Disability Friendly Colleges with her son, Tom, who has cerebral palsy. For students with less-severe disabilities, Tiedemann advises early preparation in selecting a school and in-person campus visits. She also suggests students make a clear distinction between their high-school experience and their expectations for college, and that they be prepared to advocate for their own needs.

View Full Article in:

U.S. News & World Report

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Account Executive, National Accounts
NWEA
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Instructional Specialist
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Senior Associate, School Turnaround
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Mathematics Content Specialist II
NWEA
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Account Executive, Major Accounts
NWEA
San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sacremento, San Diego, CA