The following sections outline key issues regarding the rights and responsibilities of faculty, administrators, and staff serving students with disabilities, and those of the students themselves. Reviewed in this section are data regarding students with disabilities, accommodation issues versus universal design, and information for and about those involved with providing accommodations.

  • Statistics
    Data regarding postsecondary students with disabilities.
  • Stakeholders
    Key information for the faculty, administrators, and staff supporting students with disabilities in postsecondary education.
  • Why Accommodate?
    Supporting the provision of academic accommodations for students with disabilities.
  • Universal Design vs. Accommodation
    A description of universal design strategies compared to the provision of specific academic accommodations, and the need for both.
  • The Right to Accommodations
    What constitutes a disability, reasonable accommodations, and the laws supporting provision of accommodations.