Student Disability Advisor – Kansas

A substantial percentage of students at all levels—including colleges and universities—are dealing with some form of disability. Students who struggle with these obstacles to learning are often forced to find their way within a strained bureaucratic system that prioritizes cost and does not always grant the support necessary for such students. Yet, the right set of accommodations can turn academic frustration into academic success. If your educational institution is not properly accommodating you or your student's disability, there is a resource you can count on national special education attorney-advisor Joseph D. Lento and the Lento Law Firm's Student Defense Team.

Your Rights in Kansas

Both the state and the federal government have requirements that educational institutions in Kansas must comply with. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, is the controlling federal law that mandates that the states extend its protections to all students in elementary and secondary schools. Kansas has disability-related definitions and its own requirements pursuant to IDEA and must provide individualized education plans (IEPs) for each student with a proven disability.

Disabled students in post-secondary schools a