Rehabilitation Act


The Rehabilitation Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs conducted by Federal agencies, in programs receiving Federal financial assistance, in Federal employment, and in the employment practices of Federal contractors. The standards for determining employment discrimination under the Rehabilitation Act are the same as those used in Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act.





2021 Disability Policy Seminar

April 19-22, 2021 - A Virtual Event

The Disability Policy Seminar offers the opportunity for passionate advocates, self-advocates, experts, and professionals in the field to come together and learn about key issues that affect them most. After two days of training and learning, attendees head to Capitol Hill for a day of meetings with their Members of Congress.



AUCD Policy Fellowship 2021

The purpose of the Fellowship is to provide significant experiences in national level activities related to policy and legislative development, advocacy, program development, technical assistance, and AUCD administration. The Fellowship in Disability Policy is envisioned as a mutually beneficial arrangement between the Fellow, the Fellows community, and the AUCD central office.





Section-by-Section Summary of Title IV of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

HELP Committee

This analysis from the HELP committee summarizes the changes made to the Rehabilitation Act by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014.

pdf File TITLE IV section by section.pdf [download]


American Rehabilitation (summer 2010)

The Rehabilitation Services Administration's special edition of their magazine to honor the 90th anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act.
pdf File American Rehabilitation Summer 2010.pdf [download]


CCD FY 2011 Funding Justifications for Vocational Rehabilitation Programs

pdf File CCD Funding Justifications for Vocational Rehabilitation Programs [download]


CCD Legislative Recommendations for the Rehabilitation Act

From the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Employment & Training Task Force
pdf File CCD Rehab Act Legislative Recommendations 2010 [download]

Latest In Brief


Disability Policy News

AUCD, Disability Policy News, every MondayCOVID-19 Relief, COVID-19 Vaccine, Racial Justice, Voting Rights, Disability Policy Seminar, AUCD Disability Policy Fellowship

More Publications >