ERIC Number: ED443219
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Nov
A Parent Guide to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
North Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Bismarck. Div. of Special Education.
This pamphlet provides parents of children with disabilities with information on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 with respect to preschool, elementary, and secondary school policies involving placement of children with physical and mental disabilities. Topics covered include: (1) the history of the legislation; (2) the definitions of "appropriate education" and "disability"; (3) the differences between special education and Section 504; (4) how students with disabilities are identified; (5) eligibility; (6) services; (7) making accommodations; (8) school responsibilities under Section 504; (9) parent responsibilities; (10) student responsibilities; (11) role of the Section 504 coordinator; (12) roles and responsibilities of the U.S. Department of Education and the Office for Civil Rights; (13) the complaint process; and (14) rights granted under Section 504 to students with disabilities. (CR)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Federal Legislation, Parent Responsibility, Preschool Education, School Responsibility, Staff Role, Student Placement, Student Responsibility, Student Rights
North Dakota Dept. of Public Instruction, Office of Special Education, 600 East Boulevard Ave., Dept 201, Bismarck, ND 58505-4149; Tel: 701-328-2277 (Voice); Tel: 701-328-4920 (TDD); Fax: 701-328-4149.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Bismarck. Div. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)