The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Federal law mandating that all children, regardless of disability, are entitled to a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE).
§504 of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Federal law which mandates all federal government agencies, and agencies with federal government contracts, to take affirmative action to employ people with disabilities. It also protects otherwise qualified people