U.S. Department of Education

  • The pages for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS include information on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), which requires that a free and appropriate public education be provided to children with certain types of disabilities. OSERS also includes information on the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program, which oversees grant programs to assist people with disabilties obtain employment and live more independently.
  • The pages for the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)  include information on how the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act apply in educational settings, including institutions of higher education.
  • The pages for the Office for Federal Student Aid (FSA)  include information on various financial aid programs, including grants, loans, and work-study programs.