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    § 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973


     

    § 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination on the basis of disabilities. The law states that no student with disabilities shall, solely by reason of a disability be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States, as defined in

    § 705(20) of this title, shall, solely by reason of her or his disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance or under any program or activity conducted by any Executive agency or by the United States Postal Service. 29 U.S.C. § 794.

     

     
                                              

     

     

     

Last Modified on July 13, 2017