The following lists rights resources in regard to post-secondary education and transition issues for people with disabilities and major legislation enacted by the federal government.
BestColleges.com recently created a guide that offers tips and insights for disabled college students, including legal rights, how to transition to campus life, and online resources and apps to help with specific disabilities. You can view this guide at College Resources for Students with Disabilities.LD Online, a leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD, offers Expert Advice on College and College Prep for students with disabilities and their parents. Their expert, Matt Cohen, Esq. Special Education Lawyer, provides insight into the laws governing high school and college accommodations for students with disabilities.
Pacer Center, a Minnesota-based parent center, provides ACTion Information Sheets on various topics. ADA Q&A...The ADA, Section 504 & Postsecondary Education discusses what students are entitled to under these two laws.
U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights provides important information to students with disabilities to help them prepare for life as a college student. Their guide, Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities,
The U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Right, Postsecondary Transitioning Resources for Students with Disabilities has posted two letters to provide information about the legal rights of students with disabilities as they transition from high school to postsecondary education institutions.
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