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For over 25 years, Jo Anne Simon, P.C. has fought for the rights of people with disabilities.

Our nation-wide practice focuses on disability discrimination in high stakes standardized testing, higher education and related areas. Ensuring a level playing field is essential because when opportunity knocks, everyone should be able to get through the door. Let us fight for you.

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Test Accommodations

Jo Anne Simon, P.C. has successfully helped individuals with disabilities to receive accommodations on tests such as the SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, the USMLE, and the New York and other Bar Examinations. We have helped countless parents and students navigate the course of applying for accommodations, appealing denials of accommodations and pursuing litigation. Services are highly individualized to best serve the client’s needs and reflect our commitment to preserving and protecting our clients’ rights to equal access and full participation in an inclusive environment.

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Higher Education

Students with disabilities attending a college, university or a graduate or professional school program are entitled to appropriate accommodations to ensure that their programs and activities are fully accessible. We’ve helped many students secure the disability accommodations they need to successfully pursue postsecondary education at institutions across the nation.

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December 3, 2016 | Articles

[NPR] Dyslexia: The Learning Disability That Must Not Be Named

Part 4 of the series: “Unlocking Dyslexia.” Megan Lordos, a middle school teacher, says she was not allowed to use the word “dyslexia.” She’s not alone. Parents and...

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November 29, 2016 | Articles

[NPR] Raising A Child With Dyslexia: 3 Things Parents Can Do

Part 3 of the series: “Unlocking Dyslexia.” A mother, who spent years coaching and encouraging her dyslexic son, recalls his childhood with one pervasive feeling: “It was really...

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