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Some common questions regarding the major laws that protect the rights of individuals with a special need are provided here. Select each tab to read the answers.

 
Introduction
What are the educational rights under I D E A for an adult with special needs?
How does the Americans with Disabilities Act (A D A) help to support employment?
How does the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, protect individual rights?
What are 'major life activities' as defined by the Rehabilitation Act?
How is an individual protected from employment discrimination?
Who is an 'otherwise qualified individual with a disability'?
What is a 'reasonable accommodation'?
 
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