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Product Information College Guide for Students with Disabilities

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This four page guide explains the rights and responsibilities of college students with disabilities, including information about Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act and the American's with Disabilities Act. It is written at an advanced reading level, click on the "Web Links" tab above to download the guide as a PDF.

The contents of the guide are organized as follows:
- An overview of what college is like for students who need accommodations
- A review of the laws (section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act)
- Choosing a college
- Documentation of Disability
- Requesting accommodations for college entrance exams
- Requesting and obtaining accommodations as a college student

The guide concludes with a list of resources for further information.
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