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Taylor-Winney, Jennifer; Xue, Caryn; McNab, Erin; Krahn, Gloria – Journal of Extension, 2019
The "Journal of Extension" serves as a conduit for the dissemination of current research and practices within Extension and 4-H. We conducted a review of "Journal of Extension" articles published since passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Our purpose was to determine what practices, programs, and studies have…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Youth Programs, Extension Education, Inclusion
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Mahadevan, Lakshmi; Peterson, Rick L.; Grenwelge, Cheryl – Journal of Extension, 2014
Increasing prevalence rates and legislative mandates imply that educators, parents, and Extension agents will need better tools and resources to meet the needs of special populations. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service addresses this issue by using e-learning tools. Extension agents can take advantage of these courses to gain critical…
Descriptors: Extension Agents, Consciousness Raising, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disabilities
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McBreen, David – Journal of Extension, 1994
Cooperative extension sites may not meet Americans with Disabilities Act guidelines. Extension agents should evaluate the following areas to ensure compliance: facilities, marketing, decision making, faculty awareness, resources, policies, and evaluation. (SK)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Disabilities, Extension Education, Federal Regulation
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Tormoehlen, Roger; Field, W. E. – Journal of Extension, 1994
Addresses the implications of the Americans with Disabilities Act for 4-H programs, the benefits of mainstreaming youth with disabilities, and examples of 4-H project modifications enabling participation at Purdue University. (SK)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Disabilities, Student Organizations, Student Participation