According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every five adults has some form of disability. It is important in the quest for justice that people with disabilities can choose to be represented by lawyers who share their challenges.
Law schools are very conscious of their obligation to accommodate students with disabilities and to educate lawyers who may represent persons with disabilities. Both federal and state law require colleges and universities to accommodate students with disabilities.
For information about resources available to meet your needs on campus, it is best to .
Accommodations for the LSAT
The Law School Admission Council is committed to assisting candidates with disabilities in making requests for accommodations needed to take the LSAT. Go to our LSAC Policy on Accommodations for Test Takers with Disabilities page to learn more.
The information provided by the following organizations may also be useful for you as you apply for law school admission and pursue a career in justice.
- Americans with Disabilities Act
- Association on Higher Education and Disability
- Deaf and Hard of Hearing Bar Association
- HEATH Resource Center
- National Council on Disability