Self-advocacy and assertiveness will help the student gain the most from the Ball State experience. A willingness to function in an environment requiring adaptability and change is also vitally important. The keys to success for persons with disabilities at Ball State include:
The professional staff and faculty strongly encourage students with disabilities to be involved in both academic and extracurricular activities - special interest groups, sports and wellness programs, student organizations, and leadership activities. These kinds of involvement will help prepare the student for success after college by providing a well-rounded background. Prospective employers prefer graduates with this kind of experience.
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