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Students' Responsibilities

Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

It is important for you to know that you have responsibilities and rights in the process of requesting accommodations for a disability.

Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

This publication was prepared by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.  It was written for high school students with disabilities who are planning on attending postsecondary schools of any type.  It explains their rights and responsibilities as well as the obligations of the postsecondary institution to provide academic adjustments and ensure that there will not be discrimination on the basis of disability.