Tag: disability

165 How to deal with a student who most likely has a mental condition, and keeps arguing with me in class? 2016-02-24T10:50:21.977

88 Strategies for teaching with facial aphasia (inability to recognize faces aka prosopagnosia, face-blindness) 2015-01-28T04:34:58.753

61 Teaching a blind student MATLAB programming 2016-10-22T21:11:20.430

51 How to prepare a presentation if there is a visually impaired person in the audience? 2017-11-01T15:14:07.537

49 Should non-native speakers get extra time to compose exam answers? 2016-10-25T04:47:13.570

47 Is it unethical to accept extra time on exams when I still do well? 2014-04-16T20:58:27.800

44 How should an graduate student with Aspergers syndrome prepare for a teaching career? 2015-02-14T06:10:48.953

40 Should I secretly record a meeting to prove I'm being discriminated against? 2016-10-21T14:14:09.753

39 Special Needs student with disruptive behavior (racial slurs towards teacher) 2016-05-03T07:36:51.263

33 Is it possible for people with a stutter to have a career in academia? 2015-02-13T17:42:14.343

31 Why don't universities reveal the extra time they give to students with disabilities when taking exams? 2017-02-15T09:52:50.720

28 How is extra exam time for disability accommodation perceived by professors, especially potential reference letter writers? 2017-01-23T17:57:07.653

26 Graduate school and students with learning disabilities 2013-03-27T09:03:17.983

26 Should I disclose invisible disabilities to my supervisors during my PhD? 2018-03-07T18:44:45.520

23 Is it reasonable to evaluate spelling/grammar in reports for students diagnosed with dyslexia? 2012-10-25T23:47:11.850

20 Is it rude to ask for accommodations due to a learning disability? 2012-05-23T17:26:49.067

20 Students with physical disabilities - blindness, deafness, etc 2015-10-28T13:20:02.187

20 Supervising a research student with attention problems - what can I do to help the student be more independent? 2017-08-10T16:56:37.827

17 How to handle severe illness in promotion and tenure reports? 2017-08-20T10:55:10.807

16 How much does it cost to make a MOOC universally accessible, as defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990? 2017-03-18T14:58:16.647

15 What can be done about an unintentionally disruptive classmate? 2017-01-12T15:31:56.533

14 Does disability impact on prospects of employment in academia? 2012-08-19T14:08:42.680

14 Should medical conditions that affected performance be stated in personal/research statement? And how? 2012-11-06T07:07:46.067

14 What specific techniques can help someone facing mental health problems (depression, anxiety, ADHD) have a productive academic career? 2015-06-24T13:51:53.483

13 Is it worth seeking disability accommodations if I get good grades anyway? 2015-03-09T18:47:24.513

13 Disclosing hidden disability to employer 2015-04-06T21:59:41.347

13 How to overcome these learning difficulties and progress in academia? 2015-06-09T23:49:45.467

13 What rules exist to get accommodation regarding coursework due to a depression? 2017-03-22T22:29:21.880

13 Appropriate way to discuss genetic conditions in a large lecture? 2018-02-08T21:07:31.640

12 Dismissed by my committee 2012-08-10T07:17:35.660

11 Disabilities in the Classroom 2013-03-05T00:42:19.097

11 How can people with debilitating social phobias get through foreign language? 2015-04-30T19:34:56.990

11 Handwritten keys and ADA compliance 2015-09-23T20:49:55.260

11 Caregiver of disabled teenager returning to study, but can't find funding. (UK) Any thoughts? 2016-07-25T20:08:49.563

10 Which problems would a blind person have when applying for a professorship? 2014-06-15T13:28:19.797

10 How to help a student researcher with narcolepsy continue research 2014-09-11T12:01:16.303

10 Should I explain my poor performance during undergrad, due to mental illness, when applying for PhD? 2015-12-17T16:38:05.643

10 How to treat papers or other work from dyslexic students? 2016-03-03T07:06:00.883

10 Psychiatrist from whom I requested documentation doesn't believe in accommodations for adults with ADHD/"hyperkinetic disorder" taking meds 2016-08-23T13:11:58.360

10 Is extra time on the GRE looked down upon? 2017-02-17T01:32:55.447

9 Suspecting an undiagnosed learning disability in a student 2015-10-16T05:24:52.257

8 How does Stephen Hawking conduct his research? 2015-03-12T21:41:38.120

8 Would it be a poor choice to focus on disability in both my personal history statement and diversity fellowship response? 2016-01-12T06:15:11.583

8 Phd admissions with strange academic record and multiple schools? 2017-02-24T09:08:24.777

8 Dealing with unsupportive committee / adviser after completion of Ph.D.? 2017-05-22T00:29:12.170

7 Need a thesis extension due to mental illness, but supervisor seems unwilling. How to proceed? 2016-10-06T15:24:18.047

7 How do I recommend a student requiring extended deadlines? 2016-11-27T21:09:13.573

7 High-stakes tests: How messy can an optical scan sheet be and still be readable? 2017-06-10T14:12:27.013

7 Is is possible to anonymously encourage one's US university to make content accessible (e.g., as per the ADA)? 2017-07-02T05:14:25.023

7 I am missing deadlines for coping with anxiety. What should I do? 2017-11-08T05:37:05.360

5 Is it wise for a BPAD (bi-polar affective disorder) recovered student to enrol for PhD? 2013-08-22T08:43:05.353

5 Exam exceptions for student with disabilities 2013-11-03T09:29:02.773

5 Speech disabilites for PhD admission for international applicants 2015-02-27T13:30:38.307

5 Should universities give extra time or related accommodations for students with mental illnesses? 2015-08-25T13:26:09.737

5 I could see what part of the exam paper another student seemed to be focusing on, now I'm worried I was cheating 2015-11-21T20:47:46.967

5 Quit PhD due to illness/no support and make a step back and apply to Masters/PhD again 2015-12-17T11:16:13.583

5 Workflow for long-distance collaboration with a dyslexic researcher? 2016-04-22T20:21:04.843

5 Is autism more prevalent amongst students in well-ranked universities? 2016-10-14T00:52:00.287

5 Working with a Ph.D. supervisor that may have to take medical leave? 2017-03-09T02:37:44.013

5 Words to avoid when talking to a blind student 2017-12-05T07:14:34.463

4 Disclosing Asperger's Syndrome in cover letter for scholarship 2015-08-04T20:15:25.197

4 Include Disability in Statement of Purpose 2015-11-13T15:29:04.860

4 Despite excellent grades, does having no rapport with any member of the faculty preclude my getting LoRs? 2017-05-08T00:00:33.587

4 What can a student in England do, if her Disability Office refuses PDF versions of textbooks? 2017-07-09T21:34:39.857

4 Dropped out of PhD - should I seek acknowledgement of disability discrimination? 2017-10-13T14:16:24.263

4 Did my professor properly accommodate my disability? 2017-12-16T00:18:54.523

3 On-campus or off-campus residence for a married couple? 2015-10-14T18:07:57.230

3 Best certification for requesting disability accommodations for GRE? 2016-07-15T03:49:41.910

3 How many online courses have been removed due to accessibility laws? 2017-03-20T15:14:25.817

2 Entering academia as a high school dropout 2014-07-13T07:31:56.203

2 TA-ship requirement for funded international applicants 2015-03-09T10:06:20.480

0 Learning Disabilities & Universities 2014-01-16T21:38:22.680

0 How does one determine he has a learning disability? 2015-11-28T06:43:02.307

0 What protections exist in the European Union against discrimination in an educational institution? 2016-11-15T00:26:55.333

0 Would my sister, who studies in England on a visa, suffer retaliation if she discloses Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? 2017-07-09T22:17:10.783

-1 Could appealing/advocating for mental illness/ADHD/disability rights count as volunteering? 2017-10-17T20:27:46.187