Links and Downloads
The Disability Resource Center currently offers the following
information to our faculty members:
Serving Students & Protecting Colleges: Understanding the ADA and Section 504...
When Congress passed the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, it included Section 504 which forbade
discrimination against persons with disabilities by programs and activities receiving federal
financial assistance. This was the first civil rights statute designed to prevent discrimination
against persons with disabilities and was patterned after the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) was the next step in disability rights....
Universal design is an approach to designing course instruction, materials,
and content to benefit people of all learning styles without adaptation or
A statement placed on course syllabi indicating a faculty member’s
willingness to provide reasonable accommodations to a student with a disability...
Educational access is the provision of classroom accommodations, auxiliary
aids and services to ensure equal educational opportunities for all students
regardless of disability...
Although enrollment rates of students with disabilities in higher
education are increasing, some faculty and staff may not be aware of
the many services and supports available to students with disabilities...
A quick contact reference to the services offered by Foothill College.