Section 504 is the part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that guarantees
specific rights in federally funded programs and activities to people who
qualify as disabled.
Section 504 states:
“No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States… shall, solely by reason of her or his disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance…”