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A Comparison of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) & Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 
http://www.dredf.org/advocacy/comparison.html
This chart from the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund compares the ADA, IDEA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. It gives information about who is protected by each law, which law provides for a free and appropriate education, whether funding is provided for implementation, procedural safeguards, evaluation and placement procedures and due process.

A Guide to Disability Rights Law 
http://www.ada.gov/cguide.htm#anchor65610
Describes the Rehabilitation Act, sections 501, 503, 504, and 508, along with contact information for the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division.

Accommodation guidelines from the National Association of the Deaf 
http://nad.org/issues/employment/federal-employees
Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires the federal government to practice affirmative action to hire and to promote employees with a disability, including deaf and hard of hearing employees. This page from the National Assocation of the Deaf discusses reasonable accommodations for deaf and hard of hearing employees.

Employment Rights: Who Has Them & Who Enforces Them 
http://www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/fact/rights.htm
Fact sheet from the Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy explains the laws that protect people with disabilities from discrimination in employment, including the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Job Accommodation Network Federal Winter Webcast 2013 Series 
http://askjan.org/webcast/archive/indexfed.htm
JAN provided these 1.5 hour Webcast sessions beginning with the first week of January 2013. The three part series covered the hiring and employment of people with disabilities in the Federal government and the reasonable accommodation process. This archive provides audience members access to the recorded trainings.

Strategic Plan for Improving Management of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act 
http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/omb/procurement/memo/strategic-plan-508-compliance.pdf
The attached strategic plan, which was developed based on extensive community feedback and stakeholder input, provides a more comprehensive and structured approach to further improve agencies’ management of the requirements of Section 508. This approach includes actions agencies need to take to (1) increase transparency, (2) strengthen accountability, and (3) improve collaboration regarding accessible EIT.

The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - Section 501 & 505 
http://www.eeoc.gov/laws/statutes/rehab.cfm
The Rehabilitation Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted by Federal agencies, in programs receiving Federal financial assistance, in Federal employment, and in the employment practices of Federal contractors. The standards for determining employment discrimination under the Rehabilitation Act are the same as those used in title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - Section 503 
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/sec503.htm
The Rehabilitation Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted by Federal agencies, in programs receiving Federal financial assistance, in Federal employment, and in the employment practices of Federal contractors. The standards for determining employment discrimination under the Rehabilitation Act are the same as those used in title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - Section 504 
http://www.dol.gov/oasam/regs/statutes/sec504.htm
The Rehabilitation Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted by Federal agencies, in programs receiving Federal financial assistance, in Federal employment, and in the employment practices of Federal contractors. The standards for determining employment discrimination under the Rehabilitation Act are the same as those used in title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - Section 508 
http://section508.gov/section508-laws
The Rehabilitation Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted by Federal agencies, in programs receiving Federal financial assistance, in Federal employment, and in the employment practices of Federal contractors. The standards for determining employment discrimination under the Rehabilitation Act are the same as those used in title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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