Rehabilitation Act

Rehabilitation Act

An act passed by the US Congress in 1973 which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted by Federal agencies, in programs receiving Federal financial assistance, in Federal employment, and in the employment practices of Federal contractors.
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The 1992 Amendments to the Rehabilitation Act continue to provide the vehicle to deliver more appropriate services to traditionally underserved persons who are deaf.
After months of evaluations and adjustments, Criterion Section 508 Solutions has certified NetOp's latest version of Remote Control for Windows operating systems to be 508 Compliant under the strict standards set forth by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Prisoners who had prevailed on their claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act (RA) moved for the award of attorney fees.
Prime among these are the consumer movement and the changes in the Rehabilitation Act.
This article will summarize major issues regarding full and equitable inclusion for persons with hearing loss in rehabilitation programs and services authorized through the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, review recommendations made by the Commission on Education of the Deaf (COED) and the Council of Organizational Representatives (COR)--a coalition of organizations serving people who have hearing loss--and identify changes in the 1992 Rehabilitation Act Amendments that hold promise for continued improvement in services to rehabilitation consumers with hearing loss.
the leading provider of Java browser and Java Web access software, today announced that the new release of ICEbrowser(R) is compliant with Section 508 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act.
The district court held that the department of corrections was liable under the Rehabilitation Act to the disabled inmate who allegedly lost his premium-pay job due to the department's refusal to make accommodations.
The Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1992, themselves recently amended by 1993 statutory changes, mark the first major revision of federal-state vocational rehabilitation program and the other provisions of the Rehabilitation Act since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
I will also work to ensure full implementation of the recent amendments to the Rehabilitation Act so that people with disabilities will have greater opportunities to achieve an independent lifestyle.
Watchfire's solutions will help identify content quality issues, and help enable compliance with current privacy and accessibility legislation including Section 208 of the E-Government Act and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act on VA's more than 3 million web pages.
As most readers of this journal know, basic vocational rehabilitation services provided under the Rehabilitation Act can only be offered to people with a physical or mental disability which is an impediment to employment.
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