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Making the Transition to College

Students should understand that the process for accessing services is very different from the process they may have experienced in high school, primarily because the federal law that protects their rights has changed. In high school, the IDEA protected the rights of students and now at the college level, the Americans with Disabilities Act mandates universities to have a process in place for securing reasonable accommodations for all eligible students.

To learn more about transitioning from high school to college, please refer to:

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities