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Gelbar, Nicholas W.; Madaus, Joseph W.; Lombardi, Allison; Faggella-Luby, Michael; Dukes, Lyman – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2015
College students with physical disabilities were among the first students to receive disability supports in higher education in the United States, and the earliest journal articles in disability services focused almost exclusively on this cohort. As more students with a range of disability types have accessed higher education over the past 25…
Descriptors: College Students, Physical Disabilities, Literature Reviews, Journal Articles
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Cook, Lysandra – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2009
Although widely misunderstood, Lyme disease is the most prevalent vector borne disease in the United States. Children are the most at-risk group for Lyme disease, which can impact every system in the body. It can produce the musculo-skeletal, neurologic, psychiatric, opthalmologic, and cardiac symptoms. The symptoms of Lyme disease can have a…
Descriptors: Diseases, Child Health, Teacher Role, Knowledge Level
Glimps, Blanche Jackson – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2008
Concerns about American's youth being productive workers, capable leaders and conscientious consumers in a global community are copious. The Committee for Economical Development (2005) reported that youth in the U.S. know little about the world or international issues and how this affects their future, acquire insufficient international skills and…
Descriptors: Global Education, Physical Disabilities, Individualized Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education
Effgen, Susan K.; Myers, Christine Teeters; Myers, Doug – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2007
Each year, the United States Department of Education collects data on the number of children with disabilities and the number of service providers meeting their needs in the educational system. The purpose of this investigation was to reanalyze the U.S. Department of Education data to determine state and regional ratios of physical therapists and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Personnel
Glimps, Blanche Jackson; Ford, Theron – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2006
Are there students with physical disabilities who are so severely impaired that their culture can not be taken into consideration? Growing numbers of preschool and school age children with such disabilities are from non-European countries including Africa, South America, East Asia, and the Caribbean Islands. In addition, children who are American…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Physical Disabilities, American Indians, Alaska Natives
Coffey, Kenneth; Obringer, S. John – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2006
An article published in the Fall 2004 issue of this journal discussed a recently approved drug, Strattera, which is used for children and adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The advantages and disadvantages of this medication were discussed in detail. However, there are new concerns about the use of Strattera after it has…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders, Drug Therapy, Problems