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This digest compares the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as amended in 1997, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Comparisons are provided which look at: (1) the type/purpose of each Act; (2) eligibility for services under each Act; (3) whether the Act requires the provision of a free, appropriate public education; (4) whether federal funds are provided to implement the Act's requirements; (5) procedural safeguards and due process provisions under each Act; and (6) evaluation and placement procedures under each Act. Also included are telephone information lines and Web sites concerning each of the three Acts. (DB)

Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Due Process, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Rehabilitation, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Student Rights

ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education, Council for Exceptional Children, 1110 North Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA 22201-5740. Tel: 800-328-0272 (Toll Free); e-mail: ericec[at]cec.sped.org. For full text: http://www.ericec.org.

Autor: Henderson, Kelly

Fuente: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=8095&id=ED452627

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