ERIC Number: ED292257
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Los Derechos de las Personas Incapacitadas Bajo la Ley Federal. Seccion 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitacion de 1973 (Handicapped Persons's Rights under Federal Law. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973).
Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
This Spanish-language pamphlet explains Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which outlaws disability discrimination in programs receiving federal funds and the extensive regulations stemming from Section 504. The rights and responsibilities of handicapped persons are related to the following issues: eligibility for coverage under the law; program accessibility; preschool, elementary, secondary, and adult education; postsecondary education; health, welfare, and social services; and employment practices. Procedures for filing a complaint of discrimination are included, along with a list of regional civil rights offices of the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. (JDD)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Rights, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Educational Discrimination, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Grievance Procedures, Health Services, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Education, Social Services, Welfare Services
Office for Civil Rights, Education Department, 330 C St. S.W., Washington, DC 20202.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)
Note: For English version, see EC 202 038.