5 of the most disabled-friendly universities in the US

Studyinternational | February 21, 2019

When it comes to selecting a university, international students normally make their selection based on rankings, academic reputation, diversity, cost, etc.Learners with disabilities must also factor in the accessibility of the campus, as well as the services provided to give them the best possible quality of life.It can be a particularly overwhelming time for international students with disabilities due to the fact they need to travel abroad and might not have the chance to check out the campus before arriving.But that shouldn’t stop them from getting the education and college experience they deserve.Several universities in the US recognise the need to provide assistance and services to the disabled, accommodating both those who are physically-disabled as well as those with learning disorders.They have centres dedicated to their welfare, which recruit student volunteers to become note-takers or readers, or help them find accommodation tailored to their needs.Here are the five of the most disabled-friendly universities in the US: The University of Arizona has made efforts to make its campus accessible to disabled students, including a special fitness centre.The unique, adaptive fitness centre has a variety of equipment designed to be easily accessible for wheelchair-users. It falls under the Adapative Athletics department which offers scholarships to promising student athletes with disabilities.

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