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MAPA Policy Statement
MAPA will ensure that no qualified disabled individual shall, solely on the basis of his or her disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any of its programs, services, or activities as provided by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). MAPA further ensures that every effort will be made to provide nondiscrimination in all of its programs or activities regardless of the funding source.
For our purposes, a disabled person is defined as any person who:
- Has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities,
- Has a record of such an impairment, or
- Is regarding as having such impairment.