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dc.contributor.authorMcGregor, Karla K.
dc.contributor.authorLangenfeld, Natalie
dc.contributor.authorVan Horne, Sam
dc.contributor.authorOleson, Jacob
dc.contributor.authorAnson, Matthew
dc.contributor.authorJacobson, Wayne
dc.description.abstractThis report explores the university experiences of students with learning disabilities (LD). 63,802 responses to the 2014 Student Experience in the Research University Survey were analyzed. Compared to other students, those with self-reported LD (5.96%) had difficulty with assignments and had more obstacles caused by non-academic responsibilities and imposed by their skill levels. Students with self-reported LD sensed more bias towards people with disabilities on campus, and they were less satisfied with their overall experience. Interactions between disability status and age suggested even more challenges for older students who self-reported LD. Approximately one-third of students who self-reported LD received accommodations. The rate of accommodations was higher among individuals who were wealthy, who lived alone, and who were out-of-state students. Compared to students who self-reported LD but reported no accommodations, those with accommodations had more contact with faculty and less difficulty with assignments.
dc.description.sponsorshipThe National Center for Biotechnology Information
dc.publisherThe National Center for Biotechnology Information
dc.rightsAttribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.subjectstudents with disabilities
dc.subjectacademic services
dc.subjectstudents accommodations
dc.titleThe University Experiences of Students with Learning Disabilities

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