Accommodating Students with Disabilities
The following resources are helpful to schools of nursing looking to accommodate students with disabilities. Please send additional resources for posting to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities (NOND) recognize the value of establishing a collaborative relationship to promote the employment of people with disabilities in the healthcare industry. ODEP and NOND hereby form an Alliance to conduct outreach, education and technical assistance activities that promote the recruitment, hiring, retention and advancement of individuals with disabilities, including veterans with disabilities, in the healthcare sector.
Sample Technical Standards
- Admission, Academic Progression, and Graduation
Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions
- Nursing School Admission
University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Sciences
- 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.