» Differences Between High School Students & College Students with Disabilities
Differences Between High School Students & College Students with Disabilities
|K – 12
|Education is a RIGHT and must be provided in an appropriate environment to ALL individuals.
||Education is NOT A RIGHT. Students must meet certain admissions criteria defined under ADA-AA as “otherwise qualified.”
|School district is responsible to identify a student’s disability.
||Students must self-identify.
|School district provides free testing and evaluation.
||Student must provide documentation and pay for evaluation if there is one.
|School district develops Individualized Education Plans, (IEP) to define educational services.
||Student must identify needs and request services.
|IEP determines services and school district must ensure that services are provided under IEP. All teachers are contacted by Special Ed. Staff.
||Student is responsible to initiate action for services.The Learning Accommodation Center will assist students with disabilities to develop a Faculty Request for Services and to advocate, if difficulty arises, but responsibility lies with the student.
|Fundamental Alteration of programs and curricula are required.
||No fundamental alterations are required.
|Personal services for medical or physical disability are required.
||No personal services are required.