October 2010 – Dawson College Awarded CCTT With Partner Cégep du Vieux Montréal

Dawson College and the Cégep du Vieux Montréal have been awarded a College Centre for Technology Transfer in Innovative Social Practices (CCTT-PSN) that will contribute to the development and adoption of practices that foster optimal integration of individuals with a variety of disabilities into postsecondary education and the workplace. The CCTT is called Centre de […]

Jennison Asuncion Interviewed on Web Accessibility

Co-Director Jennison Asuncion was recently interviewed to get his opinions on a number of web accessibility topics for the blog, Art of Accessibility. Interview with Jennison Asuncion (MS Word) Interview with Jennison Asuncion (PDF)

Découvrir Features Catherine Fichten and Joan Wolforth

The French-language publication, Découvrir, features Adaptech Research Network Co-Director, Catherine Fichten, and long-time research partner, Joan Wolforth, Director of the Office for Students with Disabilities at McGill University. The focus is on our various research activities. The article is titled Dialogos : Technologies de l’information – Surmonter les Handicaps and can be found in volume […]

College exit grades and academic experiences: 2007 Findings

We recently completed an archival study looking at the relationship between standardized grades of 9406 recent Dawson College graduates with and without disabilities and their perceptions of academic obstacles and facilitators. Project Details: Registering for Disability Related Services and Academic Outcomes of College Graduates

College Study Results: 2006 Findings

The Adaptech Research Network in collaboration with our partners recently completed three studies whose goal was to explore obstacles and facilitators to college studies and examine what happens to college graduates with and without disabilities a year after graduation. Project Details: Obstacles and Facilitators of Student Success: Cegep Students with Disabilities

The CBC Features Maria Barile

“Disability Matters”, the CBC’s English Language web-based column on disability issues profiles Adaptech Research Network Co-Director Maria Barile. – CBC ‘Disability Matters’ Article (HTML) – CBC ‘Disability Matters’ Article (PDF)

Interview with Catherine Fichten published in Teaching of Psychology

Interview with Adaptech Co-Director Catherine Fichten recently published in the journal: Teaching of Psychology. – Overcoming Unintentional Barriers With Intentional Strategies: Educating Faculty About Student Disabilities (PDF) – Overcoming Unintentional Barriers With Intentional Strategies: Educating Faculty About Student Disabilities (MS Word)