ERIC Number: ED357542
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-May
Reference Count: N/A
Auxiliary Aids and Services for Postsecondary Students with Handicaps. Higher Education's Obligations under Section 504.
Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
This pamphlet discusses Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of physical or mental handicap by any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. The regulation applies to all recipients of Department of Education funding, with the focus of this pamphlet including colleges, universities, postsecondary vocational education, and adult education programs. The pamphlet provides guidelines on the following issues: postsecondary school provision of auxiliary aids, postsecondary student responsibilities, examples of auxiliary aids, effectiveness of auxiliary aids, cost of auxiliary aids, and personal aids and services. Questions commonly asked by funding recipients and students are then answered. (JDD)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: Office for Civil Rights (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)