Rehabilitation Act Section 504: Accommodations & Regulations


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The Rehabilitation Act was the first to protect which of the following groups from discrimination in the United States?

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1. Which of the following individuals would NOT qualify as having a disability under the Rehabilitation Act?

2. Which of the following would NOT be a reasonable accommodation under the Rehabilitation Act?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The points raised regarding the Rehabilitation Act, Section 504 on this worksheet/quiz combo are investigated more fully in the accompanying lesson. Subjects addressed include the creation of the Rehabilitation Act and the phenomenon of discrimination.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be quizzed on your knowledge of the following:

  • Discriminatory actions by post-secondary education programs
  • Primary focus of the Rehabilitation Act
  • Entity tasked with establishing the act in regard to schools
  • Accommodations made to comply with the act
  • Qualifications for those who would fall under the act

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet let students practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make certain that you garner the most important information from the related lesson on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about discrimination in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify the you can read information regarding the implications of compliance with the Rehabilitation Act and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about the elimination of discriminatory practices, as accomplished by the Rehabilitation Act, read through the accompanying lesson entitled Rehabilitation Act Section 504: Accommodations & Regulations. The lesson focuses on objectives such as the following:

  • Comment on the most notable fact about Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • Discuss what is required of someone who is trying to qualify for employment under the act
  • Explain what is meant by reasonable accommodation and provide an example
  • Examine the purpose of Section 504 as it applies to education