I need help! Anyone familiar with ADA?

Has a professor the right to discriminate against ADA? What could be the consequences? I was denied such accomodations from this Professor at school; I have learning disabilities and I have medical proof of that, including paper work from the University. I felt very discriminated, what could be the consequences for his act. Has anyone has the right to discriminate that, regardless of any reasons?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 extends anti-discrimination legislation to all institutions of higher education regardless of whether or not the institution receives federal funds. This federal anti-discrimination statute became effective on January 26, 1992. The ADA provides comprehensive civil rights protection to individuals with disabilities in the areas of employment, public accommodations, state and local governmental services and telecommunications. The act contains five titles; Titles II through V apply specifically to students who attend postsecondary education:

    Title II

    Title II of the ADA is divided into two subparts. Subpart A requires that state and local government entities and programs be made accessible to individuals with disabilities. Subpart B covers transportation and requires that public transportation systems be made fully accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities.

    Title III

    Title III covers the accessibility and availability of programs, goods and services provided by public and private entities. Although the Act uses the term "public accommodations", it is focused on the context of use by the public rather than operation by a public entity. By definition, a public accommodation can be privately owned, operated, and/or offered.

    Title IV

    Title IV requires that telecommunication services be made accessible to individuals with hearing and speech impairments and has a specific reference to the development of telecommunications relay systems and closed-captioned technology.

    My suggestion is that you go to a college adviser with your evidence of your learning disability. Ask to be directed to department that serve students with learning disabilities. You are entitled to modifications even in higher educations.

    Since this is a civil rights issue, you might want to file an online complaint against the university with the Department of Education, Office for civil rights. Here is the URL. www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaintintro.html

    Or, you can just put Office of Civil rights, complaint in your search engine.

    Don't let them mess with you.

    Source(s): Teacher
  • ansari
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    4 years ago

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