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ERIC Number: ED380926
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 15
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Rights and Responsibilities of Students with Disabilities in the Postsecondary Setting. Creating Employment Opportunities Project.
Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Special Education.
This booklet addresses the provisions of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 that impact on responsibilities and rights of postsecondary students with disabilities. The booklet discusses eligibility to receive academic adjustments, procedures for acquiring academic adjustments, grievance procedures in cases of disagreement with academic adjustments, the issue of confidentiality, "special privileges," eligibility for a course substitution or waiver, payment for academic adjustments, rights of international students, and strategies for self-advocacy. The booklet concludes with a list of six national resource organizations and three Missouri resource organizations. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)