Dr. Jane Jarrow

Jane Jarrow is the Founder and President of Disability Compliance in Career and Online Learning, and of Disability Access Information and Support. Through her two companies, Jane provides technical assistance and professional development activities to various segments of the higher education community surrounding issues of accommodation and support for students with disabilities. A recognized authority in this area for more than 30 years, Jane has made hundreds of presentations on college campuses and for groups such as the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) and the Sloan Consortium. She has also co-authored an article for the Career Education Review entitled Addressing ADA Issues in Proprietary Institutions.

Jane received her academic training in Speech Pathology at Purdue University (BS, MS) and Wichita State University (Ph.D.), and taught at Ohio State University before beginning her 14-year tenure as the Executive Director of the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD). In 1996 she became a private consultant, and has been one of the few experts from the disability community to focus on issues of career college education and the inclusion of students with disabilities. The parent of a college-aged student with a significant disability, Jane knows these issues from both personal and professional perspectives.