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New Mexico Public Education Department, 2007
Section 504 is federal civil rights law under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It provides protection against discrimination for individuals with disabilities. Students in school settings fall under the protection of Section 504 and prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability from all school programs and activities in both public and…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Public Schools, Civil Rights, Eligibility
Misquez, Ed; McCarthy, Bill; Powell, Barbara; Chu, Lily – 1997
This report describes the rejuvenation of the Barrier Breakers at New Mexico State University, a student group that was designed to ensure that students with disabilities had access to and accommodations for instruction. The new group, the Association for the Concerns of the Handicapped (ACH), provides advocacy for environmental access and program…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), College Students
Ragsdale, Kate W., Comp. – 1991
This Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC) Kit presents the results of a survey on issues and concerns associated with planning for library services for persons with disabilities. The survey was sent to 119 U.S. and Canadian Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and returned by 74. The report is based on the responses of libraries which…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Accessibility (for Disabled), Disabilities