Disability Discrimination - Section 504

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Disability Discrimination in Programs/Services

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is designed to eliminate discrimination on the basis of disability and requires that qualified individuals be provided equal access to educational programs and services. Policy AC/AC-R, Equal Opportunity/Nondiscrimination, prohibits discrimination based upon disability. A complaint relating to discrimination based on disability may be filed by a student, parent/guardian, employee, or other citizens when it is felt that a violation has occurred. Complaints of disability discrimination are filed with:

Access

Persons with disabilities may contact the building principal or site administrator before the event to obtain reasonable accommodations needed to participate in District programs or activities. If the principal or site administrator is unable to address the request, concerns should be referred to the District’s Section 504 Coordinator - Supervisor of Health Services.

Students

Policy/Regulation KED/KED-R, Concerns, and Complaints about Educational Programs for Students with Disabilities, outlines the District’s procedure relating to the identification, evaluation, or educational placement of a student under Section 504. Concerns/Complaints relating to the identification, evaluation, or educational placement of a student under Section 504 should be referred to the District’s Section 504 Coordinator - Supervisor of Health Services.

Parent Rights Booklet

Molly Satter

Molly Satter

Health Services Supervisor & 504 Coordinator

✆ (605) 367-7933