When it comes to the educational experiences of people with disabilities, a number of case studies have been documented over the years. Whether a person lives in Ireland or Australia, the same barriers to education tend to exist. For an insight into some of the personal experiences by graduates with disabilities, see below.
The University of Oxford has documented four student profiles, from various Universities in England http://www.admin.ox.ac.uk/eop/disab/webguide.shtml#_Toc47255778
SKILL have a range case studies, highlighting student experiences in education, training, employment and volunteering. http://www.skill.org.uk/page.aspx?c=12&p=118
The National Autistic Society's Employment Consultancy (UK) through their “Prospects Transitions Project” have over 17 first-person accounts from college students with Asperger’s syndrome / Autism. Scroll down the web page to read them http://www.users.dircon.co.uk/~cns/