Students with Disabilities: Financial Aid Policy Issues

    Vol 35, No. 1, 2003 p. 17  

    by Thomas R. Wolanin

    This article describes some of the special financial aid needs of students with disabilities and the policy implications of those needs. It focuses on the financial burdens of having a disability, the time demands faced by those with disabilities, the multiple and complex sources from which students with disabilities derive support, and the appropriateness of packaging rules for students with disabilities.