The purpose of this overview is to provide a context for the articles in this special issue of Rehabilitatim1 Education on the Implications of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 for rehabilitation education. The author provides a brief background on the purpose of the Act and a summary of the provisions of each of the titles. The implications of the ADA for rehabilitation 1ong-term training efforts, continuing education efforts, and for rehabilitation research are prese11ted. The specific contributiO11s of each article to these topics are summarized.
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/susanne_bruyere/23/