Category Archives: 504

Parent and Educator Resource Guide to Section 504 in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools

(ORIGINAL PDF FILE, CLICK HERE)
Parent and Educator Resource Guide to Section 504 in
Public Elementary and
Secondary Schools   U.S. Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights December 2016 400 MARYLAND AVE. S.W., WASHINGTON, DC 20202-1100 www.ed.gov The Department of Education’s mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. … Read the rest

Understanding Section 504

See the PDF file here. Excerpt: The purpose of this material is to provide educators with a better understanding of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504). This material begins with an overview of the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, and then focuses on the provisions of Section 504 which require that students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to participate in a Free Appropriate Public Education, inclusion in extra-curricular activities, the provisions pertaining to discipline, and procedural safeguards available under Section 504. … Read the rest

Section 504 and the public schools

The original PDF file is here This is an excerpt: A note about these materials: These materials are not intended as a comprehensive review of all Section 504 case law, rules and regulations, but as an overview of the issues, concerns, and dynamics involved in compliance with the law. The issues are approached in question and answer format, with an emphasis on the most common issues and questions raised by educators. … Read the rest

Legal rights of students with diabetes

See the entire PDF here. Just the first page … also a great reference around 504 plans and more 1. What is this Notebook and How Should it Be Used? This notebook is a tool designed to provide advocates with information and resources that will be helpful in working for the rights of students with diabetes. … Read the rest