Like Bob Marley says, we need to know our history, right?!
the Oral History Project on Disability Rights and the Independent Living Movement
Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act was the first disability civil rights law to be enacted in the United States. It prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in programs that receive federal financial assistance, and set the stage for enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Section 504 works together with the ADA and IDEA to protect children and adults with disabilities from exclusion, and unequal treatment in schools, jobs and the community. – DREDF
The Power of 504, Part 1:
The Power of 504, Part 2:
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