Chapter 26. Teaching and Mentoring Students with Disabilities

  1. William Buskist and
  2. Stephen F. Davis
  1. David E. Johnson

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754924.ch26

Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology

Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology

How to Cite

Johnson, D. E. (2006) Teaching and Mentoring Students with Disabilities, in Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology (eds W. Buskist and S. F. Davis), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470754924.ch26

Author Information

  1. John Brown University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132046

Online ISBN: 9780470754924

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Keywords:

  • disabilities;
  • accommodation;
  • resources;
  • instructors;
  • terminology

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • What is a Reasonable Accommodation? What Qualifies as a Disability?

  • Faculty Attitudes and the Pitfalls of Stereotypes

  • Are You Prepared?

  • Use Your Resources

  • Be Flexible and Expect the Unexpected

  • Benefits of Teaching Students With Disabilities

  • A Word About Terminology

  • Conclusion