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Just The Facts! 10 Disability Facts To Inform Future Enrollment
Data from federal agencies supports what many post-secondary institutions have suspected – the number of students enrolling who can benefit from disability services is increasing. Institutions who are designing and implementing strategic enrollment plans will want to consider the impact of increases in enrollment from persons with disabilities. Given information from Veterans Affairs and the Department of Education, institutions have an opportunity to adjust services to meet the needs of students with disabilities while increasing diversity on campus.
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In order to navigate the expectations of higher education, some students may require a service dog, emotional support animal or therapy animal to accompany them to campus. College students with disabilities are protected by state, federal, and local laws which prohibit discrimination and mandate access to appropriate services and resources. This guide will walk you through the background, laws, and guidelines regarding service animals.