Archive — Month: May 2016

Published: May 25th, 2016

What is difference between Section 504 and the IDEA?

The IDEA is an education law – a grant statute that funds special education programs and entitles each eligible child with a disability to receive a free appropriate public education. Section 504 (part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973), on the other hand, is a civil rights statute that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. [Read more…]