ERIC Number: ED207312
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Implications of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act as Related to Physical Education Instructional, Personnel Preparation, Intramural, and Interscholastic/Intercollegiate Sport Programs.
Winnick, Joseph P.; And Others
Practical Pointers, v3 n11 Feb 1980
The paper outlines the position of a task force regarding the effects of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which prohibits discrimination in federal programs on the basis of disability) on physical education and athletics. Impact of the legislation on four topics is detailed: physical education instructional programs, interscholastic/intercollegiate sport programs, intramural programs, and personnel preparation programs. Other topics addressed include the application of the least restrictive environment principle (most normal/integrated setting), total integration, continuum of alternative placements, program accessibility, scholarships, and auxiliary aids and services. (CL)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), Athletics, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Intramural Athletics, Mainstreaming, Normalization (Handicapped), Physical Education, Student Placement, Teacher Education
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1900 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. Information and Research Utilization Center.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)