Course Code: REL-IDD-0-TE2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2023
Identify disparities in higher educational achievement among students with disabilities.
Apply strategies to help students with disabilities prepare for higher educational settings while they are still in high school.
List skills that can help prepare students with disabilities for independent learning in higher education settings.
Describe several types of supports that can help students with disabilities in higher educational settings.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Students with Disabilities and Higher Education A. A Tale of Two Students B. Higher Education and Students with Disabilities C. Options for Higher Education D. Knowledge Check E. Student Rights & Responsibilities F. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) G. Review H. Summary Section 3: Preparing for Transition to Higher Education A. Student Involvement in the IEP B. Knowledge Check C. Student Skills D. Strategies to Improve Higher Education Transition Planning E. Educate IEP Team Members and Special Education Faculty F. Educate Family Members G. Assistive Technology H. Help Students with Documentation I. Encourage Future Independence J. Review K. Summary Section 4: Supports for Higher Education A. Disability Student Services B. Requesting Accommodations C. Knowledge Check D. Academic Adjustments E. Auxiliary Aids and Services F. Financial Aid and Paying for Higher Education G. Getting Connected on Campus H. Review I. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations! F. Exam
Nellie Galindo, MSW, MSPH
Nellie Galindo received her Masters of Social Work and Masters of Science in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked with individuals with disabilities in several different settings, including working as a direct service provider for individuals with mental illness and leading a youth program for young adults with disabilities. She has facilitated and created trainings for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the areas of self-advocacy, healthy relationships, sexual health education, and violence and abuse prevention. Mrs. Galindo has worked in state government assisting individuals with disabilities obtain accessible health information in their communities, as well as utilizing the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to healthcare services.
Disclosure: Nellie Galindo, MSW, MSPH has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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