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Sarah Carter (left) and Ashley Pettway (right) are co-presidents of ABLE Mercer, a club dedicated to advocating and advising students with disabilities on Mercer's campus.

New student organization advocates for accessibility on campus

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer February 27, 2020
The organization hopes to get more involved with the disabled community in and around Mercer and get involved with the Access and Accommodations office to discuss issues students have been facing. 
Opinion: ADHD is more than a learning disability

Opinion: ADHD is more than a learning disability

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer November 7, 2019

This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster. Most people dismiss attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as a learning disability...

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Mercer’s Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling program receives training grant 

McKenna Kaufman, Contributing Writer November 4, 2019
Mercer University’s College of Professional Advancement received a nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education this past October. The grant will finance students in the Clinical Rehabilitation program who are training to become vocational rehabilitation counselors to address statewide and national personnel shortages.
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Opinion: Our Access & Accommodations office is not helping students

Chas Pridgen, Copy Editor September 27, 2019
Someone I am very close with went through the entire process to get accommodations for her disability. She turned her papers in and made plans to live off-campus at a doctor’s request. However, she never heard back from the office.
The Access and Accommodations Office is located on the first floor of the Connell Student Center.

New space provides more opportunities for Access and Accommodations

Mary Helene Hall, Contributing Writer September 10, 2019
Besides a change in physical location, the Office of Access and Accommodations will implement several updates for the 2019-2020 school year.
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