In implementing education reform initiatives, Cañada abides by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibs discrimination on the basis of disability. Section 504 prohibits recipients of federal funds from discriminating on the basis of disability. Title II of the ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability, in state and local government services by state and local governmental entities, whether or not they receive federal funds. This is includes Cañada College of the San Mateo Community College District.
Cañada is dedicated to implementing education reform initiatives and providing students with disabilities who require services comparable to those given their nondisabled peers equitable opportunities.