Useful Principles: Disabilities and a Common-Sense Campus

By: CLC Staff

We’ve talked about the nature of disability, the documentation for disabilities, and the sources of guidance for accommodating these disabilities. Now, as an administrator, you finally have to take action. Even with all of this information at your fingertips, it can be difficult to decide how to...

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Looking for Guidance: References for Working with Disabilities

By: CLC Staff

Understanding where to look for help, and knowing what kind of help you’re getting, is a necessary aspect of a campus administrator’s job, never more so than in the case of disability accommodation.

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Leveling the Playing Field: The Importance of Documentation

By: CLC Staff

A necessary part of having any disability accommodated on campus is providing adequate documentation for that disability. Many organizations advocating for the disabled argue that this documentation shouldn’t be burdensome – that is, we shouldn’t be asking too much of the individual when it...

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How Is Your Campus Accommodating Students with Disabilities?

By: CLC Staff

One of the most crucial responsibilities for campus faculty and staff is the accommodation of students with disabilities. There has been an increasing focus on the organizational frameworks of post-secondary institutions and how these schools can adapt to fit the needs of those who have a...

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OCR Enforcement: The Fight for Federal Funds

By: CLC Staff

When postsecondary institutions are unwilling or unable to comply with the regulations imposed by the Office for Civil Rights, the OCR turns to its main disciplinary tool: the withholding of federal funds. Most postsecondary schools rely on some form of financial aid from the federal government...

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Cracking Down: What to Expect From a Tougher OCR

By: CLC Staff

One of the Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) central responsibilities is carrying out investigations at particular postsecondary schools when there is valid reason to do so. The OCR’s approach to these investigations has recently become a topic of much discussion – many in the education community...

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More Than Words: Looking at the Context of Consent

By: CLC Staff

With a rapidly growing cultural emphasis on equality and freedom from discrimination and violence, the issue of voluntary consent has taken center stage in many discussions, particularly those on campus.

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What Everyone on Campus Should Know About Communicating Consent

By: CLC Staff

The topic of consent has rightfully been at the center of many Title IX discussions in recent years, as sexual health professionals have worked to establish a clear definition of consent and procedures for establishing it. Voluntary consent is the starting point for any sexual activity, which...

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Creating a Campus Culture of Caring Support

By: CLC Staff

With campus safety top of mind for higher education institutions across the country, many student affairs professionals are looking for ways to create a culture of caring support on campus. When students, faculty, and staff support and help each other, our campuses become safer for everyone.

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The Ins and Outs of Campus Training

By: CLC Staff

They say, “practice makes perfect,” but for something as serious as Title IX matters, we might say, “perfect practice makes perfect.”

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