Our fact sheets, guides, and videos provide information about the rights of people with disabilities under federal and state law. They also offer tips on how to navigate various public systems, how to request accommodations or modifications, and what to do if your rights are violated or you experience discrimination. We also have resources provided by the federal government, state government, and other organizations.

Use the filters or search box in the left-hand column to find the resources you need. Please note that many of our resources apply to a wide range of disabilities, so we do not categorized our resources by individual disability.

Topic: Education – Post-Secondary
Type: Guide
Source: Disability Rights NC

This packet includes information for individuals with all types of disabilities, a college checklist, and sample request for reasonable accommodation.

Topic: Education – Post-Secondary
Type: Guide
Source: Disability Rights NC

This packet includes information for individuals with mental health disorders, a college checklist, and sample request for reasonable accommodation.

Topic: Education – Post-Secondary, Education – Transition Services
Type: Website
Source: Other Organizations

A collection of resources from Wrightslaw for students with disabilities who are planning to pursue post-secondary education.

Topic: Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Education – Post-Secondary
Type: Website
Source: Other Organizations

This page outlines the rights of students who are Deaf and the obligations of universities and colleges.

Topic: Education – Post-Secondary
Type: Guide
Source: Other Organizations

This guide for students is from the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. It provides information to assist them in finding help and protecting their legal rights with regards to their mental health at a college or university.

Topic: Education – Post-Secondary, Education – Transition Services
Type: Guide
Source: Other Organizations

This Q&A document from the PACER Center provides information on the ADA, Section 504, how they differ, and how they affect post-secondary education.

Topic: Education – Post-Secondary, Education – Transition Services
Type: Website
Source: Federal Government

This pamphlet, provided by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the U. S. Department of Education, explains the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities who are preparing to attend postsecondary schools. It also explains the obligations of a postsecondary school to provide academic adjustments, including auxiliary aids and services, to ensure the school does not discriminate on the basis of disability.

Topic: Education – Post-Secondary
Type: Website
Source: Federal Government

Information on the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights on the responsibilities of colleges and universities to provide auxiliary aids and services to students with disabilities.

Topic: Education – K-12, Education – Post-Secondary
Type: Guide
Source: Federal Government

Rules from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division regarding reasonable accommodations in testing for students with disabilities.

Topic: Accessibility, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Education – K-12, Education – Post-Secondary, Employment
Type: Website
Source: State Government

This program provides assistive technology services statewide to people of all ages and abilities. It provides device demonstration, short-term device loans, and reutilization of assistive technology.