504

Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1974 is a national law that protects people with disabilities from discrimination. Any organization receiving federal financial assistance is forbidden from denying an individual’s right to participate in, and have access to, program benefits and services. Each school district should have a 504 Procedures Guide or Policy Manual available for families and a staff designated as the 504 Coordinator.

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