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Section 504 Plan

 

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and its implementing regulations prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability by any program or activity that receives or benefits from federal funding.  Section 504 requires that disabled students be provided with a free appropriate public education including education with non-disabled peers to the maximum extent appropriate.

  

 Definition of Qualified Individual with a Disability Under Section 504

 A person has a disability within the meaning of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 if he or she has a mental or physical impairment, has a record of such impairment, or is regarded as having such an impairment, which substantially limits one or more major life activities.  An impairment that is episodic or in remission is a disability if it would substantially limit a major life activity when active. 

 

Please see the Dunlap Section 504 Handbook - Dunlap 323 for more information regarding the definition, referral, evaluation, identification, and provision of services to students under Section 504.