Browse by Subject "disability"
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(Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-01)Public agencies are required by state and federal laws to provide accessibility on their right-of-way (ROW). Failure of public agencies to provide accessibility on their ROW has resulted in costly settlements. Accordingly, ...
(2011-05-25)ABSTRACT Society is and has always been composed of people of different levels and types of ability. Today, due to legislation and changing attitudes toward disability, the presence of individuals with disabilities is ...
(2012-05-22)The author presents an autoethnographic account that captures the vulnerable moments, emotions and critical incidents to produce an evocative story about becoming a role model. Applying the theoretical lens of cultural ...
Egocentric networks of adolescents with and without disabilities across academic tracks: conditions and impact on communication technology use and formal and informal social activity (2014-05-30)Limited research has examined how personal characteristics and institutional policies influence adolescent social networks and engagement in informal and formal social activity. To examine these issues, a social capital ...
Executive function deficit and disability in unipolar major depression: The transient, the stable, and the importance of emotional control (2011-01-14)Executive function impairments associated with unipolar depression contribute heavily to the individual and societal costs of this disorder. Unfortunately, past research on executive function deficits in unipolar depression ...
From the human rights-based approach to an ecological approach on how to achieve successful inclusion in international disability education (2011-08-26)The barriers that people with disabilities face around the world are not only inherent to the limitations resulting from the disability itself, but, more importantly, these barriers rest with the societal technologies of ...
Kindergarten teachers' perspectives: classroom ecology, peer interactions, and children with disabilities (2015-01-21)This study examined kindergarten teachers’ perspectives about current practices that facilitate peer-related social competence for children with disabilities. Twenty kindergarten teachers participated in four focus groups ...
(2015-06-16)A disability studies approach to physical difference in transatlantic modernist literature
"Nothing For Us Without Us" - A Look into Technological Innovations Aiming to Aid People with Physical Disabilities at the University of Illinois (2012)This paper explores recent technological innovations for people with disabilities that have emerged from the University of Illinois. My research has led me to examine several different models for coming up with and developing ...
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(2013-05-24)Transitioning residents out of long-term care (LTC) institutions and back into the community has been shown to reduce Medicaid expenditure and improve quality of life for recipients of care. This research was conducted to ...
(2015-06-30)Legislation in the United States, such as the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (2010) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (2004), mandates service system collaboration to meet the complex ...
Reclaiming public spaces: Issues of visibility in ICT training for persons with disabilities in Latin America (2010-02-03)As technology becomes more and more ubiquitous in the workplace and within social interactions, interest in the role of technology for the disabled has increased—first, in accessible design of technology itself, and second ...
Wheelchair Ride to Panhellenic Pride: Ramps, Recruitment, and Reaching Full Accessibility to Sororities (2012)With 18 sororities that participate in formal recruitment at the University of Illinois, Panhellenic Council seeks to promote full inclusion and “mutual understanding” among all women who decide that they want to become a ...
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