Abstract

Date Presented Accepted for AOTA INSPIRE 2021 but unable to be presented due to online event limitations.

College students with disabilities have poorer retention and graduation rates than their peers without disabilities. The academic success of college students with disabilities can be enhanced by the provision of specialized academic support. A coaching intervention provided by OTs allowed college students with disabilities to meet 77% of their self-identified goals. Participants were satisfied with 94% of the areas of need addressed by disability-specific supports.

Primary Author and Speaker: Marie-Christine Potvin

Contributing Authors: Monique Chabot, Janette Boney, Caitlin Beach, Margaret A. Ryan, Michael Patrick Barrett, and Kathleen Carr

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