American Disabilities Act and Your Rights as a College Student

After high school, two laws continue to protect the rights of students with disabilities. You may have already heard of them since both laws affect people of all ages who have disabilities, including K–12 students. Instead of delving into the full legal jargon of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, this article will only answer questions relevant to you and your postsecondary education. Learn about your rights so that you can begin to advocate for yourself.