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International Students With Disabilities Can Realize Their Potential by Choosing The Right School

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International students with disabilities may enjoy support services in some colleges and universities. In the part, students with disabilities may have limited options. Today, there are schools with special programs for the disabled.

Students with disabilities will benefit from choosing the right school by exploring schools with support services for disabled students. The student can check the web pages of the school. This is where services are found. Guidelines regarding entry of disabled students can be found in these pages.

Some countries have laws that require schools to provide support for the disabled. United Kingdom has a law that requires universities to design programs for the disabled local and international students. This is known as the "Equality Act" of 2010. Schools in Australia are mandated not to discriminate disabled students. This is stated in the "Disability Discrimination Act", according to U.S. News. The University of San Francisco in the US, University of Leeds in UK and University of Liverpool have offices that serve disabled students.

Disabled students are advised to check support group within the school. They must consider financial assistance as well. A support staff in the school to provide assistance to disabled enrollees is important.

Some schools specialize in one or two disabilities. Jemicy School in Owings Mills, Maryland is one good example. It accepts students with dyslexia and language-based differences. Recently, one student with dyslexia garnered top awards in acting. The support of the school made him overcome his handicap and do better, according to Carroll County Times.

The leader of the movement to protect disadvantaged persons was Ed Roberts. He was paralyzed from the neck down. Yet, he finished his bachelor's degree and master's degree in political science. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley and went on to lead the movement for the disabled, according to The Mighty.

This shows that with supportive schools, disabled individuals will be able to realize their potential and succeed.

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