Prepping for College Reading List
- Open letter to parents of students with disabilities about to enter college by Jane Jarrow (undated) founder of DAIS Disability Access Information and Support
- An Open Letter to Ninth Graders: Preparing our students, long before they become our students by Patrick Sullivan
- College Success Guide Keys to unlocking joy and rewards in the greatest learning adventure of all by Peter W Johnson Jr. 7 September 2006 by Peter W. Johnson, Jr.
- SWD: Better Federal Coordination Could Lessen Challenges in the Transition from High School GAO-12-594; Published: 12 July 2012.
- College Students with Disabilities: What Factors Influence Successful Degree Completion? A Case Study (September 2012) – A Rutgers study of recent New Jersey college and university graduates with disabilities has found that students attributed their academic success to a combination of possessing such strong personality traits as self-advocacy and perseverance, and their relationship with a faculty or staff mentor.
- IMPACT: Feature Issue on Postsecondary Education and Students with Intellectual, Developmental and Other Disabilities Autumn/Winter 2010/2011
- Give Nurses in Wheelchairs a Chance
- Is Justice For All…Even for Victims with Intellectual Disabilities?
Disability Statistic Resources
- 2010 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium The Disability Statistics Compendium is the first of what is intended to be an annual publication of statistics on people with disabilities and government programs that serve the population with disabilities. The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics compiled the data, which include statistics from federal sources and surveys on disability prevalence, population size, including break-downs by state and disability type, employment and earnings, education…
- 54.4 Million Americans Report Some Level of Disability In a report issued in the December 2008 Current Population Reports the U.S. Census Bureau reported that of the 291.1 million people in the 2005 population of the United States, 54.4 million, or 18.7 percent, reported some level of disability, and 35 million (12.0 percent of all people) reported a severe disability.