Section 504 Of The Rehabilitation Act Of 1973

279 Words2 Pages
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability by schools that receive federal financial assistance. Every year, the school district must identify students with disabilities within their district. Public schools have a responsibility in providing free and appropriate education to students with disabilities in the school district’s regardless of the severity or nature of the disability. Education is intended to ensure the needs of a student with disabilities are met just as the needs of a student without disabilities.
To process the 504, when a student has been identified, an evaluation must take place to decide what services/support are needed. The evaluation will depend on a variety of

More about Section 504 Of The Rehabilitation Act Of 1973

Open Document