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What is the difference between section 504 and the ADA? Section 504 applies to institutions recieving federal financial assistance. The ADA covers most establishments whether private or public
The ADA has 5 titles. What are they? Employment, Public Service, Public Accomodation, Telecommunications, Miscellaneous
Which public law pertains to retraining the workforce? The vocational rehabilitation Act
In what year was the vocational rehabilitation act ammended that expanded employment and integration of disabled individuals in the workforce? 1973
Public law 95-539 is also called? Court Interpreter's Act
Public law 89-333 is also called? Vocational Rehabilitation Act
What legislation made low level government service jobs available to Deaf people for the first time? Pendleton Civil Service Act of 1883
President Roosevelt barred deaf people from taking what exam? Civil Service Exam
In 1909 this president overturned Roosevelt's decision allowing deaf people to take the civil service exam. Taft
This president barred deaf people from taking the civil service exam thus blocking employment to government jobs. Roosevelt
Section 255 of this law mandates captioning for the deaf and making equipment of this kind to be compatible for the deaf Telecommunications Act
This statute that mandates free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE) for students with disabilities Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
This law provides civil rights protections to all individuals with disabilities in programs that receive federal funding, which includes most public schools. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
This law requires an individualized education program (IEP). The IEP is a written document that identifies the services that the student receives. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and least restrictive environment (LRE) are legal terms defined in Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Covers all individuals with disabilities and in education settings, employment, health, welfare, and social services that receive federal funding. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
Covers certain children with disabilities from birth to age 21 or graduation. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Section 504 was first passed in 1973
IDEA was passed in 1975
ADA was passed in 1990
In what year was the telecommunications act passed 1996
Who regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable? Federal Communications Commission
Who develops polices to improve the quality of communications services available to those with disabilities Federal Communications Commission
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