Disability is often viewed as an obstacle to postsecondary inclusion, but not a characteristic of student diversity. Additionally, current theoretical frameworks isolate disability from other student diversity characteristics. In response, a new conceptual framework, the Disability-Diversity (Dis)Connect Model (DDDM), was created to address disability as a multifaceted aspect of student diversity.
Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability
Aquino, K. C. (2016). A New Theoretical Approach to Postsecondary Student Disability: Disability-Diversity (Dis)Connect Model. Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 29(4), 317-330. Retrieved from https://scholar.stjohns.edu/administrative_instructional_leadership_facpubs/7