Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

A U.S. federal statute that prohibits discrimination against or denial of benefits to an individual on the basis of disability by any agency, business, or organization that receives federal support.
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The article contrasts the resulting implications on an individual's constitutional rights to due process and equal protection, as well as the discriminatory impact of the appointment of a guardianship through the lens of both the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, between the two guardianship paths.
* Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
The DOT issued a final rule amending its accessibility requirements under section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 for airport terminal facilities that receive federal financial assistance.
The ADA also extends discrimination prohibitions from Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to all activities of state and local governments regardless of whether these governments receive federal financial assistance.
Accommodations for children with celiac disease are assured under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act (Korn, 2001; NFCA, 2012).
Any student with physical, cognitive or other disabilities is protected by federal laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which protects the rights of individuals with disabilities in programs that receive federal funding from the U.S.
* This month, Secretary Duncan joined leaders from the disability community for a panel discussion on the 39th anniversary of the enactment of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The Department's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a report on its disability rights enforcement activities over the last three years.
There are two major statutes pertaining to students with disabilities that school counselors should be aware of; the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 1975 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Both of these laws affect School counselor's service to students with disabilities.
Fortunately, the 1970s witnessed a number of federal legislative efforts to improve the education of students with disabilities, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (Yell 1998).
The book begins with a brief overview of the legal system and equal educational opportunities, then focuses on rights of students with disabilities pursuant to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It examines the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) legislation, looks at recent changes to the law, and discusses practical issues for educators in non-public elementary and secondary schools as they consider implementing special education programs.
Legally, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 directs Catholic school communities to provide equitable educational opportunities for students with special needs.
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