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    Case Study – Learning Services, Deakin University

    The Issue: The supply of required textbooks and course study materials in an accessible electronic format to students with a print disability, using inclusive practices within the Learning Services area. Rather than Disability Liaison Officers converting print materials to alternative formats, the work is inclusively incorporated into Library and Course Materials planning and processes.

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    Case Study – Planning and Support for Teachers

    This case study from the University of Tasmania - "Planning and Support for Teachers of Students with Vision Impairment" looks at two main issues : 1.The development of a planning mechanism to maximize an inclusive teaching and learning environment for students with vision impairment. 2.To provide assistance to University staff that would enable them work and communicate effectively with students with vision impairment.

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    Case Study – The Adaptive Technology Centre

    The University of Newcastle’s Adaptive Technology Centre was established ten years ago to support students who were blind or vision impaired. Although the Centre’s focus has expanded to include library and computing support and training for any student with a disability who is experiencing difficulties the majority of students dealt with have some form of print disability.

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    Case Study – The Blind Leading the Blind

    Case Study – The Blind Leading the Blind: A Pioneering Case Study of Teaching and Learning Statistics by Sandra Baker and Trudy Haak from the University of Southern Queensland. Outlines the experiences and challenges of a 1st year Psychology blind student with multiple disabilities particularly challenging when she enrolled in a introductory year statistics unit .

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    Case Study – University Wide Policy on Information Access

    This University of Melbourne case study discusses approaches taken to the following issues: -Access to printed course materials in a timely manner -inconsistent access to multimedia materials -Increased costs and the move to full cost recovery by the major external provider of materials in alternative format -Policy and legislative imperatives required the University to provide accesible materials.

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    Danielle, a Nursing graduate with a physical disability - Video Case Study

    In this video,Danielle, a Nursing graduate with a physical disability, shares strategies to successfully stay in school, graduate and get jobs. Born missing a limb from her elbow, Danielle always wanted to be a nurse. While in college, Danielle is told by the Dean of Nursing she cannot be a nurse. Watch Danielle find ways to succeed in nursing school, graduate and land a job as a pediatric nurse Other case studies available at the same site.

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    Succeeding in College and Work, Students with Disabilities: Santara - Video Case Study

    In this video, Santara, a student with a physical disability, shares strategies to successfully stay in school, graduate and get jobs. A college student with Spina bifida and Borderline Personality explains the process of negotiating classroom accommodations that make the difference in her academic success at school. Other case studies available at the same site.

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    Succeeding in College and Work, Students with Disabilities: Valesca - Video Case Study

    In this video Valesca, a student with a learning disability, shares strategies to successfully study, graduate and get a job. At age three, Valeska’s parents were told she would never graduate from college. Valeska struggled in school all her life. After many years of dropping in and out of school, Valeska, now an older student with a learning disability finds ways to succeed in college. Other case studies available at the same site.