Student Disability Services

University of Mississippi

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Letter from The Office of Civil Rights About Transition from High School to College
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Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights

Open Letter to Parents of Students with Disabilities About to Enter College
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Transition From High School To College Comparison
IDEA in K – 12
  • Free and Appropriate Public Education
  • School required to seek out and identify
  • School responsible for assessments
  • Entitlement Law
  • Remediation Access
  • Modifications
  • Student Success
  • Parents responsibility in process
  • Parents responsible for educational decisions
  • Parents provide advocacy for student
Section 504 and ADA in College
  • Optional Education, Tuition-Based
  • Student seeks assistance and self-identify
  • Student responsible for assessments
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Equal Access
  • Accommodations
  • Student Access
  • Student responsible for process
  • Student responsible for educational decisions
  • Student responsible for self-advocacy
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