Saturday, April 10, 2010

LD Resources Foundation: Discrimination is still a factor for college students with disabilities

This article, from The Daily Princtonian (April 6, 2010), is about a student with Dyslexia and ADD, at Princeton University, being denied extra time to take her exams. The laws passed since 1973 give those students with disabilities a chance to reach their highest potential. Unfortunately, ignorance and prejudice still stigmatize this population. The writer of the article shows how critics still believe that giving students with learning disabilities extra time to complete their exams due to the affects of their disability, will give them “an unfair advantage over non-disabled students.”

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