Fieldwork

Fieldwork

Students with disabilities need access to fieldwork experiences that are part of course or program requirements. Instructors who assign these experiences need to make sure that fieldwork sites, supplementary materials, and related assignments are accessible to students with a range of hearing, visual, health, mobility, psychiatric, attention, and learning differences.

Working Together: Faculty and Students with Disabilities

Legal Issues

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments of 2008 prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities.

According to federal law, no otherwise qualified individual with a disability shall, solely by reason of his or her disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity of a public entity.

Working Together: Teaching Assistants and Students with Disabilities

Legal Issues

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 2008 amendments, and Washington State laws prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities.

According to federal law, no otherwise qualified individual with a disability shall, solely by reason of his or her disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity of a public entity.