The American Disabilities Act (ADA)

East Texas Cosmetology College does not discriminate and works hard to provide an excellent education to any student with a learning disability. We except 504 paperwork and individuals with disabilities are entitled to a reasonable accommodation to ensure that they have full and equal access to the school’s educational resources, consistent with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 794) (“Section 504”) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12182) their related statutes and regulations, and corresponding state and local laws. Section 504 prohibits discrimination based on disability in any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. The ADA prohibits a place of public accommodation from discriminating based on disability. The applicable law and regulations may be examined in the office of the ADA Compliance Coordinator, or his/her trained designee who has been designated to coordinate the efforts of the school to comply with Section 504 and ADA. her information from doctors and counselors.

Examples of Disabilities

There is a wide variety of disabilities, and the ADA regulations do not list all of them. Some disabilities are visible, and some are not. Some examples of disabilities include:
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Dyslexia
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • HIV
  • Autism
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deafness or hearing loss.
  • Blindness or low vision
  • Epilepsy
  • Mobility disabilities such as those requiring the use of a wheelchair, walker, or cane.
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Major depressive disorder
  • Traumatic brain injury
The ADA covers many other disabilities not listed here. To prevent discrimination against people with disabilities, the ADA sets out requirements that apply to many of the situations you encounter in everyday life. Employers, state and local governments, businesses that are open to the public, commercial facilities, transportation providers, and telecommunication companies all must follow the requirements of the ADA. Email: with your accommodation information.