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COLLEGE STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Parents of disabled kids are often surprised to learn that their college-bound children are no longer eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Act. Although college students with disabilities are protected from discrimination under Section 504, some professors take a dim view of students who request accommodations.

These resources can help you learn self-advocacy skills and make the transition from high school to college.

Section 504: Your Rights & Responsibilities

FAQs About Section 504 and Post Secondary Education
Policy Statement: Disability Harassment in Colleges (U. S. Department of Education)

Planning & Preparing For College

Resources for College Students with LD or AD/HD– Schwab Learning
Financial Aid Guides and Resources – Schwab Learning

This information provided by Wrightslaw.com.


 

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