ERIC Number: ED309595
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
The Civil Rights of Students with Hidden Disabilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
The pamphlet outlines provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which protects the rights of persons with handicaps in programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance, including individuals with disabilities that may not be apparent. The pamphlet answers questions about the civil rights of students with hidden disabilities, describing: the disabilities covered under Section 504; types of hidden disabilities; responsibilities of U.S. Department of Education fund recipients in preschool, elementary, secondary, postsecondary, and adult education; and examples of how schools can address the needs of students with hidden disabilities. Appended is a list of the regional offices of the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)