Career and career-related educational concerns of college students with disabilities

Mary Schaefer Enright, Liza M. Conyers, Edna Mora Szymanski

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This article provides career counselors with an overview of career-related issues relevant to students with disabilities in postsecondary educational settings. Topics addressed include the impact of disability on career development, the impact of disability on postsecondary educational participation, and access and accommodation issues. The authors argue for an expanded role for career counselors who work with college students with disabilities. It is concluded that career counselors can play an important role in facilitating college students with disabilities in their adaptation to the college environment, their acquisition of appropriate accommodations, and their transition to employment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)103-114
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Counseling and Development
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Applied Psychology


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