There are an estimated 43 million people in the U.S. who are disabled3
and, under the ADA; they have rights that are protected by three important federal laws:
1. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is an education law that guarantees special education and related services to eligible children with disabilities.
2. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act is a civil rights law prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability in programs that receive federal funds.
3. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in education, employment, public services, and accommodations