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Helen Okobokekeimei
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Helen Okobokekeimei is a Broadcast Journalism student at the University of Maryland

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The College Lifestyle Challenges for Students With Disabilities

(1) Comments | Posted September 20, 2013 | 10:26 AM

It is that time of year again when college students are going back to school to begin their classes for the new academic year; everyone has academic needs. However, for students with disabilities, whether they are coming straight from high school or transferring from community college or another four-year university,...

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Scam Tips and Advice for College Students and Parents

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2013 | 2:38 PM

Can students be scammed? How should they watch out for being cheated? Prospective college students and their parents should be vigilant for how they can be bamboozled. They need to protect themselves from the various ways in which they could be tricked out of their money. For example, Keith Blocker,...

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People with Disabilities as Social Outcasts: Shifting the Perspective from Victim to Advocate

(5) Comments | Posted August 12, 2013 | 12:25 PM

How do people perceive and treat individuals with disabilities? Do they treat them with respect or disparagement? What is it like to experience ridicule, shame, disgrace, isolation, and rejection? While not all people do so, some nondisabled people do not empathize with disabled people and the challenges they face. Some...

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