Students with disabilities will encounter challenges throughout their educational journeys, from social pressures to academic rigors to receiving legally-required accommodations. Yet, they are not alone in their pursuits. An official study shows that one in five students enrolled in higher education programs has a physical, mental, or emotional disability. Even though state and federal laws require schools to provide reasonable accommodations to students with disabilities, Nebraska schools sometimes fail to deliver on that guarantee. If your K-12 school, college or university, or other educational program fails to recognize your disability or denies you reasonable accommodations, contact national education attorney-advisor Joseph D. Lento. He and the Lento Law Firm's Student Defense Team are prepared to defend your disability rights so you can have equal access to education.
Disabled Student Rights in Nebraska
Disability Accommodations in Nebraska
Federal regulations require schools in Nebraska, as well as any other state, to afford students the right to a "free appropriate public education" (FAPE), per the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. Since disabilities can hinder a student's access to education, they must be provided accommodations for qua