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Invisible Disabilities Postsecondary Education

Authors: DO-IT



Description:

This 18 minute video describes how to accommodate post-secondary students whose disabilities are not readily apparent, also called invisible disabilities. The entire video is available at YOUTUBE.

Invisible Disabilities are certain kinds of disabilities that are not immediately apparent to others. It is estimated that 10% of people in the U.S. have a medical condition which could be considered a type of invisible disability.

Some examples of invisible disabilities include:

ADHD
Asperger Syndrome
Autism
Bipolar disorder
Brain injuries
Epilepsy
Psychiatric disabilities
Rheumatoid arthritis

Information taken from:
http://videos.disabled-world.com/video/163/invisible-disabilities-postsecondary-education and
http://www.disabled-world.com/disability/types/invisible/

Read more: http://www.disabled-world.com/disability/types/invisible/#ixzz1QEKD5HND


Contact Info:
Organization:DO-IT
Address:University of Washington, Box 35482
Seattle, WA 98195-4842
  
Phone:206-685-DOIT (3648)
Fax:206-221-4171
E-mail:doit@uw.edu
  
Cost:$15 to purchase DVD or Free to view online

Web Links

http://videos.disabled-world.com/video/163/invisible-disabilities-postsecondary-education>Invisible Disabilities Postsecondary Education
Link to watch the video

http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Order/video.order.html
Link to purchase DVD

http://www.washington.edu/doit/
Home page of the Producer, DO-IT


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