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HIGHER EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

The transition from high school to college is a big one no matter who you are. If you’re a student with a disability, however, the additional stresses can be overwhelming. One of the largest changes that you will have to deal with is the substantial difference in scope between the special education services provided on the high school level and those at college. Fortunately, if you are disabled and plan on attending a college or university, you most certainly are not alone. According to the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 11% of all postsecondary undergraduates reported having some form of disability. Nearly 22 million students are currently enrolled in American colleges and universities. That means there are over 2.4 million... Show More
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