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Advancing the Human & Civil Rights of People with Disabilities in Illinois


Higher Education


Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to common questions about discrimination in higher education.


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If you are a DRS Supported college student, may be able to help if you are not found eligible for college support services or funding, or do not get the services or devices you need.


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Find links to other websites and organizations that provide helpful information or services related to this topic.


Man with developmental disability laughing with womanEFE’s Recent Work

Read examples of cases we’ve handled that involve discrimination in higher education.



Last updated: October 04, 2022

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