Disability Rights for Students

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Disability Rights for Students

  1. 1. Disability Rights for Students
  2. 2. Section 504, as well as several other state and federal laws, assist disabled students in both public elementary,secondary and post secondary (college and or university) institutions.
  3. 3. In explaining the rights of disabled students under Section 504 andSection 504 plans, OCR that depending on the institution involved as well as whether the student meets theeligibility criteria for having a disability under Section 504, public elementary
  4. 4. and secondary recipients are required to provide a free appropriate public education to qualified students withdisabilities. Such an education consists of regular or special education and related aids and services designed tomeet the individual educational needs of students with disabilities as adequately as the needs of students without disabilities are met.
  5. 5. At the post secondary level, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) states that the college, university or post secondary institution is required to provide students with appropriate academic adjustments and auxiliary aids and services that are necessary to afford
  6. 6. an individual with a disability an equalopportunity to participate in a school’s program. However, these institutionsare not required to make adjustmentsor provide aids or services that wouldresult in a fundamental alteration of a recipient’s program or impose an undue burden.
  7. 7. For more on Section 504 guidance visit:http://ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/504faq.html
  8. 8. The Leigh Law Group represents individuals, families, employees, parents, guardians and children whohave been injured by the unlawful acts of others. As attorney advocates, we provide each client with all options available to them.
  9. 9. Our team of skilled attorneys delivercompassion and care to ensure quality of life for our clients while our clients are dealing with difficult issues.
  10. 10. When Leigh Law Group acts on your behalf, we demonstrate a strong commitment to your case and are relentless in our goals for seeking remedies and justice.
  11. 11. Specialties include special educationattorney, federal court litigation, state court litigation, disabilty discrimination, disability rightsattorney, and civil rights. Please visit us on the web at http://www.leighlawgroup.com

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