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September 2000

Demystifying Learning Disabilities
Equity and accommodation in the classroom

By Allison O. Adams



I worry that there's an entire industry out there of gurus who are basically getting paid nicely to create these diagnoses, which may be built on sand.
--Darryl Neill
Professor and Chair of Psychology

We need to find the common ground between teaching style and the characteristics of the learner.
--Wendy Newby
Director of Faculty Resources for Disabilities

Determining accommodations

Easing Tensions


Office Conversations on Campus Life
TAKING STUDENT CONCERNS SERIOUSLY

By Kristen Brustad, Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies

Finding Solutions

A response from the Student Counseling Center and Student Health Service
BY MARK MCLEOD, DIRECTOR, EMORY STUDENT COUNSELING CENTER, AND JANICE LATOZA, ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR, STUDENT HEALTH SERVICE

The fortunes of FAME

A response from Freshman Advising and Mentoring at Emory
BY JOANNE BRZINSKI, ASSISTANT DEAN OF STUDENT ACADEMIC AFFAIRS, EMORY COLLEGE


A New Spirit of Inquiry
The changing discourse around science and religion

By Amy Benson Brown


Interdisciplinarity as an End in Itself
Cautionary reflections on the Luce Seminars

By James Gustafson
Former Luce Professor of Humanities and Comparative Studies


Endnotes
A selection of remarks by recent speakers on campus
 

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