What is Section 504?

Posted by Jennifer on June 11, 2013  |   No Comments »

Section 504 is a part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that prohibits discrimination based upon disability – this includes dyslexia and AD/HD.

To learn more, check out A Parent’s Guide to Section 504 in Public Schools

This article answers the following questions:

  • What is Section 504?
  • Who is covered under Section 504?
  • Who decides whether a student is qualified and eligible for services under Section 504?
  • What types of accommodations will my child receive if determined eligible under Section 504?

 

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