ERIC Number: ED482473
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Sep
Estudiantes con discapacidades preparandose para la educacion postsecundaria: Conozca sus derechos y responsabilidades (Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities).
Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
This pamphlet, in Spanish, intended for postsecondary students with disabilities, explains the rights and responsibilities of these students and the obligations of a postsecondary school to provide academic adjustments. The federal legislation on which the information is based is described. Information for students is presented in question and answer form. Topics covered include denial of admission because of disability, academic accommodations, documentation needed to establish disability status, and how to address discrimination. Contact information is provided for the Office of Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Civil Rights, College Bound Students, College Students, Disabilities, Higher Education, School Responsibility, Student Responsibility, Student Rights
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free); Fax: 301-470-1244. For full text: http://www.ed.gov/ocr/.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
Note: For the English version, see ED 468 329.