Below is a link to DRM′s Student Rights Handbook. This handbook provides a detailed overview of the key legal protections afforded to students with disabilities in Montana and other information, resources and forms for students with disabilities and their advocates. We welcome feedback and comments for how we can improve this Handbook as well as information about resources and information we should include. As always, if you have questions about information on this site, please feel free to contact DRM.

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This site provides general information only and is not intended to provide exhaustive manual to education law.  Education law is complicated and comes from a combination of federal and state law and regulations, court interpretations of law and regulation, and administrative agency guidance. The law is complex and changes all the time, therefore there is no guarantee that information on this site is accurate, complete or applicable in your specific situation.  

The facts of each case are unique and how the law applies in any situation depends on the particular facts of the case. For legal advice about specific facts you should consult with an attorney licensed to practice law in your area. 

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