Title

Development of the Revised AHEAD Program Standards and Performance Indicators.

SelectedWorks Author Profiles:

Lyman Dukes

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2006

Date Issued

2006-01-01

Date Available

2011-09-23

Abstract

In 1999, AHEAD formally approved its first set of Program Standards. The Standards spelled out the services considered essential for ensuring equal access to education for students with disabilities. In addition, the Standards were intended to establish the parameters of what practitioners do as well as assert the credibility and uniqueness of the Office For Students With Disabilities (Jarrow, 1997). The Standard’s utility diminished due to a number of factors, but especially the changing nature of disability services. Thus, a survey consisting of 30 service components and 147 performance indicators was completed by a group of postsecondary disability services experts to get a current look at today’s services. This survey led to the updated AHEAD Program Standards and Performance Indicators, which were formally approved in November 2004.

Comments

Abstract only. Full-text article is available only through licensed access provided by the publisher. Published in Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 19(1), 5-15.

Publisher

Association on Higher Education and Disability

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
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