Accommodating Students with Disabilities

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The following resources are helpful to schools of nursing looking to accommodate students with disabilities. Please send additional resources for posting to rrosseter@aacn.nche.edu.

The Americans with Disabilities Act: Implications for Nursing Education
Southern Regional Educational Board

Students with Disabilities: Nursing Education and Practice Proceedings Manual
Rush University College of Nursing, April 2003

National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities
NOND's website includes helpful resources and links for nurse educators.

Sample Technical Standards

Journal Articles

  • Dupler, A.E., Allen, C.B., Mahaedy, D., Fleming, S., & Allen, M.J. (2012, March). Leveling the playing field for nursing students with disabilities: Implications of the amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Journal of Nursing Education,  51(3), 140-144.