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all  students should be treated equally and have the right for a education  even  if they have a diability.

Being with the Admissions department for a year I have learned it is essential to keep communication consistent with all individuals you speak to, therefore it is important to stay on top of all federal and state guidelines and statutes before providing admissions services to prospective students

 You should know about all rules and regulations and apply them to make less mistakes

Social media can be a key part of the admissions process for potential students, so it's very important to know the do's and don'ts when it comes to staying compliant with social media marketing and interactions.

I found that little bumper sticker on the back of the motorized wheelchair about how "I may not be perfect but ..." I think it said something about excellence? It is something my sister with muscular atrophy would have had on her motorized wheelchair.

The point is we, or maybe it's just me, can be very quick to judge based on diagnosis or appearances and that isn't fair to the individual with a disability. Back in the day, my mom would say my sister was "handicapped." Debbie hated that description. Physically challenged was her preferred label. These videos are very… >>>

Comment on Shashank Atre's post: I agree. Having had a sister that lived most of her life in a motorized wheelchair, I learned a lot about discrimination and about how she just wanted to be treated as normal as her condition would allow. 

The story about the technical standards, specifically the case of Casey Martin vs. the PGA in higher education is fascinating! It is a great illustration  how attention and legal procedures are important in each particular situation.

It was interesting to learn about architect Ron Mace who coined the term Universal Design (UD) and a barrier-free design to describe the concept of designing all products and the built environment to be aesthetic and usable to the greatest extent possible by everyone, regardless of their age, ability, or status in life.

I truly like the quotation by Helen Keller who was once asked whether she considered blindness or deafness to be the more significant handicap. She responded, "Blindness is a barrier between people and things. Deafness is a barrier between people and people." I believe that the section on how to accommodate veterans in academia should be expanded.

It was interesting to know that "emotional support animals" are not included into the category of "service animals". Also, I would challenge the statement regarding the excess of accommodations to one student with disability and the right of the institution to refuse access to another with an identical case.

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