Students with disabilities battle inaccessibility and isolation

This is a map showing locations on campus that pose challenges to accessibility: Dwinelle Annex and Hall, Hearst Field Annex, East Asian Library, Faculty Glade, Hearst Mining Circle and Evans Hall.
This is a map showing locations on campus that pose challenges to accessibility: Dwinelle Annex and Hall, Hearst Field Annex, East Asian Library, Faculty Glade, Hearst Mining Circle and Evans Hall.

The campus has expanded accessibility in order to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and requirements imposed after lawsuits. Barriers for students with physical disabilities, however, can often lie less in building plans, which are picked over for potential inaccessibility, than in barriers of the moment.
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Player Alec Sundly takes a shot

Introducing Goalball, Cal’s most inclusive sport

What do you get when you combine the efforts of the chief medical officer of the Beijing Olympics, a former professional soccer player turned Chancellor’s Public Scholar, a former Paralympic athlete, a coach from the Bay Area Outreach and Recreations Program, the director of the American Cultures Engaged Scholarship program,
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UC Berkeley ranked as one of most accessible campuses for disabled students

A recently published book states that UC Berkeley is one of five universities that offer enough services to make on-campus residency realistic for students with serious physical disabilities. The book, entitled “College Success for Students with Physical Disabilities,” was published Feb. 1. While all colleges and universities must meet the
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