Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
“No otherwise qualified individual with disabilities in the United States shall, solely by reason of her or his disability, as define in section 706(8) of this title be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, or activity receiving Federal financial assistance or under any program or activity conducted by any Executive agency or be the United States Postal Service.” (29U.S.C.Sec.794)
Who Qualifies for Section 504 in Public Education Programs?
Schools are required to provide appropriate, reasonable adaptations and modifications for individuals who have disabilities, have a record of disabilities, or are regarded as having disabilities that substantially affect a major life function such as physical or mental functioning.
For questions contact:
Special Programs Director
Elementary and Middle School-504 Coordinator