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Promoting Brain Injury Survivor Self-Advocacy and Collective Advocacy


Brain Injury College Programs

August 1, 2006: Brain Injury Network (BIN) is calling for a system of regulation, review and standards nationwide for utilization in college and other post-secondary disability programs. The Brain Injury Network, a survivor-led and operated association of people with acquired brain injuries from traumatic brain injury (tbi), stroke, tumor, illness and other abi categories, is advocating for national standards for acquired brain injury programs at colleges and universities. Indeed, international standards are needed. But since the Brain Injury Network originates in California, U.S.A., we are first calling for standards to be implemented in the United States of America.... It has dawned on us that new laws are needed to protect adults with cognitive challenges who attend colleges all across the United States.
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Regulation, Review and Standards For College and Other Post-Secondary Level Disability Programs Are Needed
National Standards
Regulation of College Disability Programs
Review of College Disability Programs
Public Access to Information about College Disability Programs
http://braininjurynetwork.org/nationalstandards.html
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Heath Resource Center of the George Washington University in Washington, D. C.
OnLine Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities
The Heath Resource Center is an online clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. It has information on educational disability support services, policies, procedures, adaptations, accessing college or university campuses, career-technical schools, and other postsecondary training entities.
Filed under Clearinghouses and Databases, Compensatory Strategies, Disability Law, District of Columbia (Washington, D. C.), Guidelines and Tips for Educators, and Postsecondary Education
http://www.heath.gwu.edu
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