Section 504


          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

                   such as:


§        Caring for one’s self                

§        performing manual tasks

§        walking

§        seeing

§        speaking

§        learning

§        hearing

§        breathing

§        working


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.