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Law in a Nutshell: Federal Disability Law

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Edition: 5th ed., 2016
Author(s): Colker, Milani


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This Law in a Nutshell: Federal Disability Law presents an overview of the major federal disability laws with emphasis on the statutes, regulations, and significant points of substantive and procedural law. This edition includes significant focus on the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). This book features coverage on constitutional rights; the definition of "disabled"; Rehabilitation Act of 1973; employment discrimination; programs and services; and housing, education, and transportation. It also reviews the many relevant areas of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Features and Benefits include:
Enhances understanding of federal disability law;
Introduces and overviews IDEA;
Includes significant focus on ADA;
Discipline guidelines for disabled students.

Table of Contents includes:

Constitutional Rights;
Definition of "Disability"?;
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973;
Employment Discrimination;
Architectural Barriers;
Access to Programs and Services;
Access Board Guidelines for ADA Titles II and III Housing;
Postsecondary Education;
ADA: Miscellaneous;
The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): Introduction and Overview;
IDEA: Appropriateness/ Least Restrictive Environment; Continuum of Educational Options; Related Services;
IDEA: Private Schooling; Persons in a Parental Role; Testing and Evaluation; Third–Party Payments;
IDEA: Procedural Issues;
IDEA: Remedies;
Section 504 and the ADA: Elementary and Secondary Education;
Disciplining Students With Disabilities.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Format Paperback
Author Colker, Milani
ISBN 9781634601153
Edition 5th ed., 2016
Publisher West