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Spring 2006

Alumni Profile: Jennifer Nelson

A former GW student and now colleague at Gallaudet University, Professor Nelson talks with Robert McRuer of the GW English Department [Read the full story]

Student Forum: Struggles and Successes with Mental Illness
In the first of a series, a GW senior writes: "My transcript from the first four years I was at GW features a remarkable number of letters from the second half of the alphabet: NP, W, Z.  When it did stray into the first half of the alphabet, it tended to stay in the deep end: I, F, D.  When it wandered into the shallow end, it was usually because I had one of those professors who got it, and who helped, during those very dark years, to keep my 'energy to be' from disappearing completely." [
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Beyond Compliance: the Writers' Club
by DSS Learning Specialist Julie Nelson
"When the Writers' Club started last fall, my hope was that students registered with disability services would find a space to explore their creativity, develop their voice, and share their love of literature with one another while practicing the writing craft.  I thought creative writing might be a way to de-mystify the writing process and engage with students about their ideas." [Read the full story]

Rights and Responsibilities Case Study: Classroom Attendance
Have you ever been concerned about a DSS student who has had difficulty attending your class?
Review the case from the Faculty and Administrator Modules in Higher Education (FAME) online training module and see how you would respond!

Self-Determination Before and After College
Two new programs help students through crucial transition periods in their education. [Read the full story]

Best Practices for Final Exams
A brief list of myths and facts as we head into finals! [Read the full story]

Disability Support Services - The George Washington University
Disability Support Services - The George Washington University
Disability Support Services - The George Washington University
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