Stanford Faces Lawsuit Over Mental Health Disability Violations

Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 4:05pm
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Stanford has been sued by the national group Disability Rights Advocates on behalf of some students who believe the university hasn’t properly responded to the needs of students with mental health disabilities — to the degree that it has violated a number of anti-discrimination laws.

Among those laws are the federal Americans with Disabilities Act and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.

So where do universities go from here? How dramatic are the challenges as awareness of mental health challenges grows?

To learn more, The Show was joined by Attorney Saundra Schuster, a partner at the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management.

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