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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.

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.

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