ERIC Number: ED332453
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
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Legal Rights of Persons with Disabilities: An Analysis of Federal Law.
Tucker, Bonnie P.; Goldstein, Bruce A.
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of federal laws and court decisions addressing the rights of persons with disabilities including the following: the U.S. Constitution; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; Sections 501 and 503 of the Rehabilitation Act; Americans with Disabilities Act; Education for All Handicapped Children Act; the Architectural Barriers Act; the Fair Housing Act; the Urban Mass Transportation Act; and the Federal-Aid Highway Act. Topics addressed include the following: equal protection and fundamental rights; procedural issues; recipients of federal financial assistance; eligibility as a handicapped individual; "reasonable accommodations" for otherwise qualified individuals; discrimination and special issues regarding education and employment; access to services; remedies and attorneys' fees; access to transportation; architectural barriers; housing; special education issues (e.g., confidentiality, due process, handicapped infants and toddlers, judicial review, discipline, private schooling, third party payments, least restrictive environment, and individualized education programs); and disabled newborns. (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Disabilities, Due Process, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Neonates, Special Education, Transportation
LRP Publications, 747 Dresher Rd., P.O. Box 980, Horsham, PA 19044-0980 ($85.00 plus $3.50 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
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Identifiers: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Architectural Barriers Act 1968; Education for All Handicapped Children Act; Federal Aid Highway Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973