Half Title Page.
List of Contributors.
About the Authors.
Students with Disabilities in the Sciences.
1: The landscape for students with disabilities in the sciences.
2: Accessibility in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—the global perspective.
Barriers Faced by Students with Disabilities in the Sciences.
3: Barriers faced by students with disabilities in science laboratory and practical space settings.
4: Student Perspectives on Disability—Impact on Education, Career Path, and Accommodation.
5: Key Role of Education Providers in Communication with Students and Service Providers.
Student as Educator.
6: Disclosure in the sciences.
7: Student as ACTor—recognizing the importance of advocacy, communication, and trailblazing to student success in STEM.
8: Mental health and well-being for students with disabilities in the sciences.
9: Peer-support networks.
Student as Learner.
10: Essential requirements and academic accommodations in the sciences.
11: Universal design for learning.
12: Inclusive teaching practices.
Students as Mentees, Trainees, and Leaders.
13: Faculty mentorship of students with disabilities in the sciences.
14: Faculty supervision of students with disabilities in the sciences.
15: The student in a leadership, mentorship, and supervision role.
16: Leveraging professional development and networking opportunities.
Accommodating Students With Disabilities in the Sciences.
17: Accommodating students with disabilities in science laboratories and in fieldwork.
18: Human accommodation—laboratory/technical assistants in the sciences.
19: Mainstream Technology as Accessibility Solutions in the Science Lab.
20: Assistive Technology.
21: Accessible Formats in Science and Technology Disciplines.
22: Simulation Learning.
23: Physical Access in Science Laboratories.
24: Practicum placements.
25: General principles of designing accessible learning environments in the sciences.
Conclusion: STEM and Disability—A Vision for the Future.