The Rehabilitation Act applies to public and private elementary and secondary schools and colleges that receive federal funding.It also applies to employers that receive federal funding. We are all familiar with "non-verbal communication," but few professionals have been specifically trained to look for deficits in this area. Yet, it has been found that more than 65% of all communication is actually conveyed nonverbally.Some children have difficulty staying with the task at hand.Their verbalizations seem irrelevant and their performance indicates that they are not thinking reflectively about what they are doing.
Difficulty making transitions (from activity to activity or class to class); takes an excessive amount of time to find pencil, gives up, refuses to leave previous task; appears agitated during change.This MB applies to agencies and sponsors of School Nutrition Programs (SNP), the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).For the purpose of this MB, these entities will be collectively referred to as Agencies. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations under Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations (7 CFR), sections 15.3(b) and 210.10(m), require substitutions or modifications in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for children whose disabilities restrict their diets.Federal legislation and regulations are in place to ensure that children with disabilities have the same opportunities as other children.This includes education and education-related benefits, such as school meals.The ADA prohibits discrimination against children and adults with disabilities and applies to all public and most private schools and colleges, to testing entities, and to licensing authorities, regardless of federal funding.