Student Disability Attorney - New York

Disabilities are an increasingly relevant piece of the American educational puzzle, with the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) citing a notable and ongoing increase in students with disabilities. Federal and local laws, as well as the basic tenets of decency, dictate that all schools provide reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities.

Disabilities cause students to struggle academically, acclimate slowly (or not at all) to social networks, act out, and suffer other adverse outcomes. If you believe that your student is facing unjust consequences because of circumstances related to their disability, the Education Law Team at the Lento Law Firm will seek a just outcome.

Disabled Student Rights in New York

Your student is not the first to experience maltreatment because of a learning or behavioral disability. Years of unchecked dismissal of disabled students' rights have, fortunately, led to legal protections for students like yours.

Mandatory Disability Accommodations for Students of All Levels in New York

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the foremost legal protection for students seeking a fair and reasonable education in New York and elsewhere in the United States. The United States Department of Education explicitly states that the IDEA protects students with disabilities in New York. The