Is SAS the same as Special Education?

There is no Special Education in postsecondary education, although some students may choose to participate in classes offered by SAS. If you participated in Special Education classes in K-12, you will find that your rights and responsibilities and the services provided to you are different in college.  That is because...

What are my rights and responsibilities as a student with a disability?

Rights and Responsibilities of Students with Disabilities Students with disabilities have the right: To participate voluntarily in Student Accessibility ServicesTo participate in other courses, programs, or activities offered by the collegeTo be evaluated based on ability, not disabilityTo appeal a decision regarding accommodations through the student grievance process Students with...

What is a disability?

A disability is a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, including but not limited to: caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, seeing, hearing, eating, sleeping, walking, standing, lifting, bending, speaking, breathing, learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating and working. (Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment,...

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