Student Disability Advisor — Arkansas

Arkansas students with disabilities sometimes confront greater challenges than others while seeking an education. Though, they aren't alone in their efforts. One study shows that nearly 20 percent of college and university students live with a disability. An abundance of state and federal laws safeguards students with disabilities by requiring educational institutions to provide reasonable accommodations for access to equal education. Yet, at times, Arkansas schools forsake their obligations to students with disabilities and stand in their way. If your primary or secondary school, college or university, or other academic course refuses to acknowledge your disability or offer reasonable accommodations, contact national education attorney-advisor Joseph D. Lento. He and the Lento Law Firm's Student Defense Team stands ready to confront any Arkansas school to ensure your right to an equal education.

Disabled Student Rights in Arkansas

Disability Accommodations in Arkansas

Arkansas schools—like those in other states—must provide students a "free appropriate public education" (FAPE), per the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. The primary federal law supporting students with disabilities is the