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Smith, Ralph W. – Parks and Recreation, 1993
Examines research on sport and physical activity for individuals with physical disabilities, focusing on psychosocial characteristics of participants, physiological impacts of participation, and performance enhancement. With the advent of the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990), such research has relevance for all recreation professionals. (SM)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adults, Athletics, Life Satisfaction
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McGuinness, Katherine – Planning for Higher Education, 1993
The implications for colleges of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against individuals with physical disabilities, are examined. The scope of the law, sections of special relevance to higher education institutions, and appropriate responses are discussed. A plan for policy formation and administrative action is…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Campus Planning, Civil Rights Legislation, College Planning
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Kochhar, Carol A.; Deschamps, Ann Barnes – Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education, 1992
Details relationships among the Perkins Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Presents issues for vocational education, transitional services, and access. Outlines a bill of rights for youth with special needs. (SK)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Disabilities, Equal Education, Public Policy
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Meers, Gary D. – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1992
This article examines vocational programing for students with disabilities in the context of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Trends are identified in transition, technology and worksite modification, and employment of people with disabilities. The new law's requirements concerning employment, public accommodations, transportation, state and…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Routier, Wanda J.; And Others – Update on Law-Related Education, 1993
Presents a classroom lesson in which students compare the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 with civil rights legislation from the 1960s and 1970s. Uses role playing and case studies to examine various aspects social and legal discrimination. Includes lesson objectives, instructional procedures, and five student information handouts. (CFR)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Rights Legislation, Constitutional History, Constitutional Law
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Davila, Robert R. – American Annals of the Deaf, 1994
This article reports on implications of recent legislation and initiatives for the application of assistive technology to meeting the needs of deaf children and adults. A proposal to establish a national center on uses of technology in special education is discussed, as are advances in telecommunications devices for the deaf. (PB)
Descriptors: Adults, Civil Rights Legislation, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Deafness
Bluth, Linda F.; Hochberg, Susan N. – School Business Affairs, 1994
Provides a brief description of the U.S. Constitutional provisions and public laws affecting transportation of students with disabilities. Lists suggested inservice training program elements to ensure the provision of adequate training necessary to safely transport students with disabilities. (MLF)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation
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Julian, Frank H. – CUPA Journal, 1994
The impact of a court decision (McGann vs. H&H Music) concerning reduction of employee health insurance benefits in a case of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and the federal Americans with Disabilities Act on college decisions regarding reduction of benefits is examined. Recommendations for college are offered. (MSE)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, College Administration, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation
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Cohen, Elaine – Library Trends, 1994
Explains the planning process in designing effective library facilities and discusses library building requirements that result from electronic information technologies. Highlights include historical structures; Americans with Disabilities Act; resource allocation; electrical power; interior spaces; lighting; design development; the roles of…
Descriptors: Architects, Costs, Electrical Systems, Electronic Libraries
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Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. – 1997
This bibliography lists selective sources of information on providing library services for adults and children with disabilities. Emphasis is on visual or physical disabilities that prevent reading of standard print. Sources are cited separately for general information; special needs users (older adults, children, hearing impaired, learning…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Children, Deafness, Information Sources
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Weber, Ellen M. – 1994
One of a series of bulletins on implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), this bulletin discusses protections for individuals with histories of alcohol and drug abuse. The material explains: (1) the ADA prohibits employment discrimination of individuals with past drug and alcohol problems and those who currently have alcohol problems…
Descriptors: Adults, Alcohol Abuse, Civil Rights Legislation, Disability Discrimination
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Jarrow, Jane – 1999
This paper summarizes information concerning the impact of three pieces of federal legislation on the inclusion of students with disabilities in postsecondary programs, especially those supported by the TRIO program. The paper briefly describes major points of the following laws: (1) the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which is…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Rights Legislation
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CACD Journal, 1992
Along with messages from the editor and CACD's president, this issue offers: (1) "Discrimination, Disability, and Cultural Considerations: Implications for Counselors (Brodwin, Hong and Soriano); (2) "New Majority Student Ratings of Counselor Utilization and Efficacy" (Aros and Harper); (3) School Counselors: An Endangered…
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Attitudes, Counselor Client Relationship, Counselor Qualifications
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1990
Documents pertaining to the legislative history of Public Law 101-336, the Americans with Disabilities Act, are compiled. The compilation begins with the text of the law (which is designed to prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability) including its five titles (employment, public services, public accommodations and services operated by…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Court Litigation, Disabilities, Employment Opportunities
Carter, Marcia Jean; And Others – 1991
This publication is designed to assist in the development of therapeutic recreation services in the community and may also be used in the preparation of procedural manuals or risk management plans. Therapeutic recreation is defined as the process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, applied through a helping relationship to…
Descriptors: Adults, At Risk Persons, Community Services, Disabilities
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