The purpose of this material is to provide educators with a better understanding of section 504 of the rehabilitation act of 1973 (section 504.
Parent and educator resource guide to section 504 in public elementary and secondary schools notice of language assistance notice of language assistance: if you have difficulty understanding english, you may, free of charge, request language assistance services for this department information by calling 1-800-usa-learn (1-800-872-5327) (tty: 1- 800-877.
Section 504 gives parents several options for resolving disagreements with the school: mediation alternative dispute resolution knowing which laws do what is a big part of understanding the difference between an iep and a 504 plan explore more details about your child’s legal rights. Section 504 guarantees that a child with a disability receives an education that is comparable to an education provided to those who do not have a disability. Compare and contrast individuals with disabilities act (idea) and section 504 topics include identification, eligibility, evaluation, responsibilities for providing a free and appropriate education (fape), and due process for disagreements between parents and schools.
Responsibilities under section 504 and section 508 can overlap both statutes impose different, but somewhat related, obligations on hhs opdivs/staffdivs that are intended to protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination based on their disabilities. Parent’s guide to understanding section 504 of the rehabilitation act of 1973 the following is a description of the rights granted by federal law to students, and parents/guardians of.
Understanding section 504 this online training will introduce you to section 504 of the rehabilitation act of 1973 this training is designed to provide you with an understanding of the law, how it applies to educational programs and to students with disabilities. 504 plans are covered by section 504 of the rehabilitation act under this civil rights law, students have the right to a free appropriate public education ( fape ) and that’s the whole point of 504 plans: to give students access to the same education their peers are getting. The newly revised americans with disabilities act amendments act and section 504 of the rehabilitation act improve access to accommodations for students and adults with learning disabilities in school and.