ERIC Number: ED195079
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Suggested Guidelines for Local Education Agency Compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
The manual provides suggestions to help local education agencies comply with regulations of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Chapter 1 reviews the general provisions of Section 504 on such topics as program and structural accessibility, transportation, and specific prohibitions. Chapter 2 deals with requirements for employment provisions, including a discussion of the need for documenting employment policies and practices. Physical accessibility guidelines are provided in a third chapter which also includes checklists for such specific aspects as walks, ramps, steps, and doorways. Design specifications for various other physical settings are given. Chapter 4 covers requirments for educational programs and services, including due process, evaluation and placement, and nonacademic services. The final chapter sets out requirements for self evaluation. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)