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Disability bibliography january 2020 visual version

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  1. 1. DISABILITY BIBLIOGRAPHY Covering HE, Teaching and Learning J A N U A R Y 2 0 2 0 Heather Dawson socialsciencecurrentawareness@gmail.com Welcome to the latest issue from Library Champions for Disability Access- and ALISS http://www.alissnet.com Article Highlights in This issue Policy Mental Health Assistive Technology Autism
  2. 2. . Teaching and learning Kimball, E.; Thoma, H. (2019). College experiences for students With disabilities: an ecological synthesis of recent literature. Journal of college student development, 60 (6), 674- 693 Abstract:The number of studies focused on the postsecondary experiences of students with disabilities has grown rapidly in recent years. This study reports the results of a qualitative content analysis of disability-focused articles appearing in 7 leading higher education and student affairs journals from January 2011 through December 2018.   Find out more on our website http://www.alissnet.com Autism  de Vries M. et al (2020). University students’ notion of autism spectrum conditions: a cross-cultural study. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 2020, Jan 03 [Epub ahead of print Abstract: Cultural background might influence knowledge and attitudes regarding autism, influencing willingness to interact. We studied whether beliefs, knowledge, contact, and attitude differed between the UK and Malaysia.
  3. 3. T Autism Dijkhuis R. et al (2020) Autism symptoms, executive functioning and academic progress in higher education students. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 2020, Jan 14 [Epub ahead of print] Abstract: Many students with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) attending higher education drop out prematurely. The predictive value of self-reported daily executive functioning (EF) and (cognitive) performance-based EF (mental flexibility and working memory) for academic progress was evaluated in 54 young adults with ASD (Mage = 22.5, SD = 2.4, 72% male). Great site for tracing publishers contacts SearchBox https://www.textboxdigital.co m/searchboxhome
  4. 4. Autism .Mac Cárthaigh, S; López B. (2020). Factually based autism awareness campaigns may not always be effective in changing attitudes towards autism: evidence from British and South Korean nursing students. Autism, 2020, Jan 20 [Epub ahead of print] Abstract: This study explored the relationship between autism knowledge, autistic traits, frequency of contact with autistic people and attitudes towards these individuals in British and South Korean student nurses and whether these relationships were affected by the presence of autistic traits. Follow us at @aliss_info Autism Nuske, A.; Rillotta, F.; Bellon, M.  (2019). Transition to higher education for students with autism:  a systematic literature review Journal of diversity in higher education, 12 (3)  280-295. Abstract: This study is a systematic literature review of the experiences of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their family members in higher education, with a particular focus on transition. Systematic searches were conducted across six databases: Medline, CINAHL, ProQuest, PsycINFO, Scopus, and Informit. .
  5. 5. Assistive Technology  Hersh,M.; Mouroutsou, S. (2019). Learning technology and disability—overcoming barriers to inclusion: evidence from a multicountry study. Journal of educational technology, 50 (6), 3329- 3344 Abstract: The paper uses data from a 15‐country study to discuss the factors which affect the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) and learning technologies by disabled people and consequently their access to education. Free Training on Inclusive Technology for Students https://abilitynet.org.uk/ webinars/free-training- inclusive-technology- students Rysavy, M. ; Michalak, R. (2019) Assessing the accessibility of Library tools & services when you aren't an accessibility expert:  Journal of Library Administration, 60 (1), 71-79, DOI: 10.1080/01930826.2019.168 5273 To determine the accessibility of the library's subscribed tools and services, the director of the office of institutional research & training and the director of the library, archives, and learning center used the WAVE online accessibility checker to audit the main library electronic resources: .
  6. 6. Assistive Technology Everyone can SCULPT for Accessibility Wilson, Helen (17 Jan 2020 ). [Blog] Retrieved from: https://abilitynet.org.uk/news- blogs/everyone-can-sculpt-accessibility The new accessibility guidelines have now raised the profile and the long over-due conversation about accessible content creation. Website designers and developers now have the guidance from WCAG now enshrined in legislation, but what about those everyday practitioners who create content. What about local authority staff who create documents or information for residents, or teaching staff who create handouts and guides for their learners on a VLE? Where is the guidance for them? See past issues at https://www.slideshare.net/he atherdawson/documents Blind Students Batanero, C.; de-Marcos, L.; Holvikivi, J. (2019) Effects of new supportive technologies for blind and deaf Engineering students in online learning IEEE Transactions on Education,62 (4) , 270-277 Contribution: A redesign of the Moodle platform to adapt digital educational content [learning objects (LOs)] to the specific needs of students with disabilities. The approach, extendable to a range of disciplines, was empirically tested with blind and deaf engineering Lannan, A. (2019). A virtual assistant on campus for blind and low vision students Journal of special education apprenticeship, 8 (2) This exploratory study seeks to learn how undergraduate students who are blind or have low vision (BLV), experience Aira, an augmented reality application, as a visual interpreter, in post- secondary settings. .
  7. 7. Mental Health Jao, N Robinson, L.; Kelly, P. Unhealthy behavior clustering and mental health status in United States college students. Journal of American college health. 67 ( 8) 790- 800.  DOI: 10.1080/07448481.2018.1515744. Conclusions: Students who reported engaging in multiple health risk behaviors, especially high alcohol and cigarette/marijuana use, were also more likely to report poorer mental health. Follow us at @aliss_info Roming, S.; Howard, K (2019) . Coping with stress in college: an examination of spirituality, social support, and quality of life  Mental health, religion & culture. 22 (8) 832-843. 12p. DOI: 10.1080/13674676.2019.167 4794. The multivariate results showed that overall, low stress (p <.001), high spirituality (p =.001), and high social support from parents (p =.001) were significantly related to both moderate and higher quality of life. Spiritual growth and social support were found to be essential adaptive factors connected to better quality of life for college students. . .

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