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The ADA prohibits discrimination of people with disabilities in all public services, programs and activities.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which prohibits discrimination on the basis of handicap in federally assisted programs and activities covers those programs and activities of public entities that receive Federal financial assistance. Title II of the ADA (American Disabilities Act) extends this prohibition of discrimination to include all services, programs, and activities provided or made available by state and local governments or any of their instrumentalities or agengcies, regardless of the receipt of Federal financial assisntance.

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