A student may be considered disabled under the definition of Section 504/ADA if the student meets the following requirements:
1) Has a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more of a person’s major life activities, “major life activities” include functions
§ Caring for one’s self
§ performing manual tasks
2) Has a record of such an impairment
3) Is regarded as having such an impairment
If a student is not eligible for special education services through an individual education plan (IEP), but needs special accommodations in the general educational environment, the student may be eligible for a 504 accommodation plan.
For more information, please contact the school principal, counselor or the special services director.