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Helping Students With Disabilities Understand Accommodations in College

August 30, 2019

By: Lori Smith
Source: Edutopia

The transition to college is a challenging time for all students, and especially for students with disabilities who need to navigate the accommodations system at their new institution.

A federal law, the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, guarantees a free and appropriate education to students in high school, but there is no legal requirement for postsecondary institutions to provide a free and appropriate education for students with disabilities. Instead, the Americans With Disabilities Act and another federal regulations simply guarantee equal access and ban discriminatory practices.

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