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An introduction to four major federal disability rights laws: the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Fair Housing Act, and the Air Carrier Access Act. At the end of the course you should be able to determine which laws apply to different discriminatory situations. Approximately 2 hours. Approved for 2 credits from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.
This course covers the rights of people with disabilities in housing under the Fair Housing Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The focus is on reasonable accommodations and reasonable modifications. We will address the definition of disability, the differences between accommodations and modifications, documentation of disability that a housing provider may require, undue burden, fundamental alteration and the request process. Approximately 2 hours.
This course was developed by the staff of the New England ADA Center, a project of the Institute for Human Centered Design. The course is based, in part, on regulations and technical assistance material written by the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The contents of this course were developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, NIDRR grant number 90DP0087. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the federal government.
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