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University Accessibility after Spinal Cord Injury – Going to College Video

These websites are dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities have the opportunity to work and go to school. Here you'll find job search websites geared toward finding employers who comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as sites with advice and guidance for transitioning back to school at the elementary, high school, and college level. Additional sources for college-bound students are included to ensure a positive campus experience.

University Accessibility after Spinal Cord Injury – Going to College Video

What is it like to attend a college or university after spinal cord injury? The biggest hurdle is often your perception or confidence in yourself. Once you make the decision that you are ready to attend college, your campus disability services office is available to help with the details. These professionals will coordinate academic accommodations, such as accessible classrooms, note- and test-taking assistance, and e-books, as well as environmental accessibility for classrooms, dorms, and on-campus transportation. This video provides candid remarks from students who have attended school after injury with reflections on how to enjoy the social aspects of college life, like participating in sports, clubs, theater and Greek life, as well as making new friends.

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