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    Report argues for changes to uphold the rights of students with disabilities

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    Halifax, N.S. —Students Nova Scotia released a report today identifying numerous barriers that limit the ability of persons with disabilities to attend and succeed in post-secondary education. Disable the Label: Improving Post-Secondary Policy, Practice and Academic Culture for Students with Disabilities recommends policy changes to protect the students’ human rights, address increasing service demands, and meet students’ financial needs. StudentsNS also launched an online petition linked to the report, calling for the Province to up-front funding for assessments required by students with learning disabilities. More