According to one official study, one in five college and university students nationwide live with an emotional, mental, or physical disability—a figure increasing every year. Fortunately, those pursuing diplomas and degrees are afforded reasonable accommodations for their qualifying disabilities. However, while state and federal laws compel schools at all levels to provide program modifications to students with disabilities, New Hampshire schools sometimes fail in their commitments. If your primary or secondary school, institution of higher education, or other educational program fails to recognize your disability or rejects your request for 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 state and federal disability rights guaranteeing equal education access.
Disabled Student Rights in New Hampshire
Disability Accommodations in New Hampshire
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights asserts that schools throughout the country must afford each and every student a "free appropriate public education" (FAPE). Consequently, students with qualifying disabilities must be given reasonable accommodations to fulfill FAPE re