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CT students with disabilities need to choose college wisely

The National Council on Disability reported this year that students with disabilities are entering higher education at roughly the same rate as their non-disabled peers. But current research reflects that only 34 percent of students in this demographic are completing a four year degree after eight years. So parents and students need to assure that the institution they are considering understands the law and has the resources available to meet the student’s individual needs. If your college-bound student is one of the estimated 2 million students with a disability, there are some important issues to consider.