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Christy Oslund - Supporting College and University Students with Invisible Disabilities: A Guide for Faculty and Staff Working with Students with Autism, AD/HD, Language Processing Disorders, Anxiety, and Mental Illness - 9781849059558 - V9781849059558
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Supporting College and University Students with Invisible Disabilities: A Guide for Faculty and Staff Working with Students with Autism, AD/HD, Language Processing Disorders, Anxiety, and Mental Illness

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Description for Supporting College and University Students with Invisible Disabilities: A Guide for Faculty and Staff Working with Students with Autism, AD/HD, Language Processing Disorders, Anxiety, and Mental Illness Paperback. This useful handbook provides university faculty and staff with an overview of invisible disabilities, such as autism, AD/HD, dyslexia, OCD and affective disorders, and facilitates an understanding of the unique needs of these students. Practical chapters provide ideas for adapting teaching methods and offering accommodations. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: JNM; JNS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 155 x 9. Weight in Grams: 238.

With increasing numbers of students with invisible disabilities attending college and university, faculty and staff find themselves faced with new challenges. This practical handbook provides lecturers, tutors, disability services, and administrative staff with an overview of the invisible disabilities they may encounter, dispelling common myths and offering practical advice to support the needs of these students.

Students with invisible disabilities are often academically talented but struggle with certain aspects of higher education such as keeping track of appointments or maintaining concentration in lecture halls. By providing detailed information on a range of disabilities including autism, AD/HD, dyslexia, OCD, and ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781849059558
SKU
V9781849059558
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-2

About Christy Oslund
Christy Oslund is Co-ordinator of Student Disability Services in the Dean of the Students' Office at Michigan Technological University. She has a PhD in Rhetoric and Technical Communication from Michigan Technological University and an MA in Philosophy from Michigan State University. She is an active member of the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD). She is the author of ... Read more

Reviews for Supporting College and University Students with Invisible Disabilities: A Guide for Faculty and Staff Working with Students with Autism, AD/HD, Language Processing Disorders, Anxiety, and Mental Illness
Supporting College and University Students with Invisible Disabilities provides clear and focused explanations of important concepts in the field of disability. This is information that all administrators and faculty should know when working with students with invisible disabilities. The chapters provide necessary legal explanations, address the myths around invisible disability, and provide useful guides and strategies to help administrators and ... Read more

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