NIC LAWS

  1. A civil rights law to prohibit discrimination solely on the basis of
    disability in employment, public services, and accommodations
    ADA
  2. An education act to provide federal financial assistance to State and
    local education agencies to guarantee special education and related
    services to eligible children with disabilities.
    IDEA
  3. A civil rights law to prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability
    in programs and activities, public and private, that receive federal
    financial assistance
    504
  4. Who does the ADA protect
    • Any individual with a disability who: (1) has a physical or mental
    • impairment that substantially limits one or more life activities; or (2)
    • has a record of such impairment; or (3) is regarded as having such an
    • impairment. Further, the person must be qualified for the program,
    • service, or job
  5. Who does the IDEA protect
    • Children ages 3-21 who are determined by a multidisciplinary team to be
    • eligible within one or more of 13 specific disability categories and who
    • need special education and related services. Categories include autism,
    • deafness, deaf-blindness, hearing impairments, mental retardation,
    • multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairments, other health impairments,
    • serious emotional disturbance, specific learning disabilities, speech
    • or language impairments, traumatic brain injury, and visual impairments
  6. Who does the 504 protect
    • Any person who (1) has a physical or mental impairment that
    • substantially limits one or more major life activities, (2) has a record
    • of such an impairment or (3) is regarded as having such an impairment.
    • Major life activities include walking, seeing, hearing, speaking,
    • breathing, learning, working, caring for oneself, and performing manual
    • tasks.
  7. new name for PL 94-142 (The education for all Handicapped Children Act of 1975
    IDEA
  8. The law that initiated paid interpretting
    Voc Rehab Act 1965 / PL 89-333
  9. The law that requires kids to be educated in the LRE
    PL 94-142 - Education for all Handicapped Chilrden Act - (aka IDEA)
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