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ADA, Section 504 & Postsecondary Education

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PACER Center

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It is important that students and their advocates become knowledgeable about their rights and responsibilities in postsecondary education. Although protections exist, the students have considerably more responsibility in postsecondary education to request their own accommodations. This responsibility is ongoing. For many students with disabilities, good self-advocacy skills are the key to success, and knowing their rights is one essential element of effective self-advocacy.

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AccessibilityAdvocacyDisability DisclosureDisability RightsHigher EducationInformation and ReferralLife Skill DevelopmentLife TransitionsSelf-AdvocacySpecial Education/IEP/504 a or bTransition PlanningTransitions to Adulthood

Related Terms

higher educationspecial educationstudents with disabilities
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