Diversity in Academe 2013

Students With Learning and Social Issues Have More College Options

Benjamin Rasmussen for The Chronicle

Alexis Meier, a sophomore at the U. of Colorado at Denver, has dyslexia. She calms her anxieties by playing with Dylan,a golden retriever provided by the College Living Experience for students with learning disabilities.
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The program that Rebecca Hansen heads at Marshall University would make any growth-minded administrator happy: It started with just one student nine years ago, but now receives five times as many applicants every year for the 10 students it admits...

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