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1. 1990

1.1. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

1.1.1. Revised and renamed version of EAHCA. Ensures that students with disabilities have access to the same education as other students.

2. 1973

2.1. Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504

2.1.1. This act prevents discrimination against people with disabilities.

3. 1975

3.1. EAHCA: Education for All Handicapped Children Act

3.1.1. Requires public schools that get federal funds to ensure equal access to education and one free meal a day for children with disabilities.

4. 1990

4.1. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

4.1.1. Prohibits discrimination against disabled individuals.

5. 2001

5.1. No Child Left Behind Act

5.1.1. Update of Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA)

6. 1998

6.1. Section 508 of Workplace Rehabilitation Act of 1973

6.1.1. Requires technology to be accessible to people with disabilities

7. References

7.1. Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). What is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? Retrieved March 28, 2016, from https://adata.org/learn-about-ada

7.2. Higher Education Opportunity Act - 2008. (n.d.). Retrieved March 28, 2016, from http://www2.ed.gov/policy/highered/leg/hea08/index.html