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Rights of Children with Disabilities: Section 504/Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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▪ Pursuing the rights of children with disabilities without IEP’s, throughout Connecticut who have been denied appropriate educational services by their public schools under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
▪ Pursuing the rights of students attending post-secondary schools, colleges and/or universities who have been denied reasonable accommodations/modifications and denied their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
▪ Pursuing the rights of individuals with disabilities who have been denied reasonable accommodations/modifications by public and private entities covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
▪ Filing administrative complaints with the U.S. Department of Education-Office for Civil Rights (OCR) or administrative complaints U.S. Department of Justice-Civil Rights Division (DOJ) to secure rights under Section 504 or the Americans with Disabilities Act.
▪Pursuing appropriate legal remedies in federal court to secure rights guaranteed by Section 504 and the ADA.