ERIC Number: EJ601469
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Leveling the Playing Field or Leveling the Players? Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Interscholastic Sports.
Sullivan, Kathleen A.; Lantz, Patricia J.; Zirkel, Perry A.
Journal of Special Education, v33 n4 p258-67 Win 2000
This article provides a systematic synthesis of the agency and court rulings that apply Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to interscholastic athletics. The resulting framework also offers insight into how these federal statutes may pertain to participation of students with disabilities in other extracurricular activities. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)