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RID Knowledge Exam Prep - Laws
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(PL 89-333) The Vocational Rehabilitation Act of 1965
Identified sign language interpreters as a service for Deaf individuals, beginning of paid interpreters.
(PL 93-112) Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Defines "handicapped individuals" and their rights. Mandates fully accessible rehabilitation services to members of all disability groups. This means that agencies and institutions receiving federal funds must be accessible - post secondary institutions, businesses, criminal legal proceedings, and medical settings etc have to provide sign language interpreters and other forms of access accommodations.
(PL 93-112) Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 501
Employment practices of the federal government
(PL 93-112) Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 503
(PL 93-112) Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504
Recipients of federal assistance
(PL 94-142) Education for all Handicapped Children Act (IDEA) 1975
Requires that disabled children be education in the least restrictive environment, lead to a widespread of mainstreaming, established IEP and provided free and public education
(PL 95-539) The Court Interpreters Act of 1978
Mandates the use of only certified interpreters when non-English speaking litigants are involved in federal court.
(PL 95-602) Rehabilitation, Comprehensive Services, & Developmental Disabilities Amendments of 1978
This act redirected the vocational rehabilitation program making its first priority to serve severely disabled individuals.
(PL 95-602) Rehabilitation, Comprehensive Services, & Developmental Disabilities Amendments of 1978, Section 101
Mandates the use of personnel trained in the use of the client's native language or mode of communication.
(PL 95-602) Rehabilitation, Comprehensive Services, & Developmental Disabilities Amendments of 1978, Section 304
Provides money that currently funds 12 federal interpreter education centers.
(PL 101-336) Americans with Disabilities Act 1990
Mandated equal opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
(PL 104-104) Telecommunications Act of 1996
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