[Nfbc-info] FW: [Transition-Council] FW: Access Issue: Cuts in Services for Students with Disabilities

Angela Fowler fowlers at syix.com
Fri Jun 3 17:11:16 UTC 2011

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From: "Disability Rights Advocates" <general at dralegal.org>
Date: June 2, 2011 4:59:42 PM PDT
Subject: Access Issue: Cuts in Services for Students with Disabilities

Disability Rights Advocates ("DRA"), a non-profit legal center, is
investigating complaints concerning cuts in services for students with
disabilities in the California Community College system, the California
State University system and the University of California system. 

The affected services include:

.       Note-Taking Services

.       Availability of Documents in Alternative Formats

.       Mobility Assistance

.       Sign language Interpreting

.       Assistive Computer Labs

.       Other Essential Accommodations

If you have recently had your request for accommodations denied, or if you
have experienced significant delays in obtaining accommodations, or know of
individuals who have experienced such problems, please contact:

Kara Werner at  <mailto:kwerner at dralegal.org> kwerner at dralegal.org or (510)
665-8644 ex. 138

All communications will be kept confidential.

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