Disability Law

Catalog No.: 350

Course Description:

Examines federal and state law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of disability with particular emphasis on the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) of 2004, and California’s disabilities civil rights statues. Covers a wide range of topics including employment, education, housing, technology, and health care; the California Managed Health Care Accountability Act of 1999; the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA); the Health Insurance and Portability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); and the Mental Health Parity Act of 1996.