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ERIC Number: ED332453
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 718
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-934753-46-6
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Education for All Handicapped Children Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973