Office of Civil Rights

Section 504/ADA Compliance and Rights for Parents and Students

The following links provide descriptions of the rights granted by federal law to students with disabilities.

The intent of the law is to keep parents fully informed concerning decisions about their child/children and to inform parents of their rights if they disagree with any of these decisions. (click on each link, below)

Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Section 504 is federal, civil rights law that is part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Section 504 prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance.

504 Parents Rights

Parent/Student Rights in Identification, Evaluation and Placement Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 & Title II of the American with Disabilities Act of 1990.