ERIC Number: ED453622
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-May
Reference Count: N/A
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1974, AIMS and Stanford 9.
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. Div. of Special Education.
Presented in a question-and-answer format, this paper discusses educational requirements under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It addresses: (1) eligibility for a 504 accommodation plan; (2) what is meant by reasonable accommodation; (3) what is meant by the "substantially limit a major life activity" standard; (4) the "major life activity" provision; (5) differences between special education and Section 504; (6) the eligibility of some students for Section 504 accommodations and special education services; (7) the ineligibility of some students who are receiving Section 504 services for special education services; (8) out-of-level testing; (9) limited English proficient students; (10) what is meant by the law's requirement that a student must be regarded by others as having an impairment for 504 accommodations; and (11) documentation of a disability. The paper closes with a list of examples of adaptations that are allowed for Section 504 accommodation plans and those that are not allowed. (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, School Responsibility
Arizona Department of Education, Academic Standards and Accountability Division, 1535 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ 85007.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. Div. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)