Oklahoma students living with disabilities work tirelessly in pursuing an education of their choice, but they aren't alone in their journeys. One official study shows that across the U.S., roughly 20 percent of students enrolled in colleges and universities have a disability. While there is an abundance of state and federal laws and guidelines obliging schools to provide students with disabilities reasonable accommodations, sometimes Oklahoma schools fail to act. If your primary or secondary school, institution of higher education, or other educational program refuses to recognize your disability or grant reasonable adjustments, contact national education attorney-advisor Joseph D. Lento. He and the Lento Law Firm's Student Defense Team stand ready to support disability disputes against Oklahoma schools at any grade level or degree program.
Disabled Student Rights in Oklahoma
Disability Accommodations in Oklahoma
Oklahoma schools must obey state and federal disability laws requiring accommodations for qualifying disabilities to ensure their rights to a "free appropriate public education" (FAPE), per the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights. The