Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973
At Central York School District, we work to provide educational opportunities through which ALL learners strive to achieve their full potential. The purpose of this webpage is to provide a general overview of how learner with an impairment is identified, evaluated, and provided with a free and appropriate education (FAPE), in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The uniform application of the rules governing learners with impairments benefits learners, parents, and teachers alike. Central York School District is committed to ensuring learners with impairments receive equal access to the services they need to achieve their full potential.
- What is Section 504?
- Who is considered to be "otherwise qualified"?
- What is a "program or activity"?
- Who is an "individual with a disability"?
- What are "major life activities"?
- When does an impairment "substantially limit" a major life activity?
- What are some examples of discrimination that could occur against a patron of a school district who qualifies for services under Section 504?
- What are the accessibility requirements of Section 504?
- Who enforces Section 504?
- Must OCR investigate every complaint?
- What are the Procedural Safeguards under Section 504?
- Is it possible for my child to have a disability and not qualify for services under Section 504?
- My child has been diagnosed with ADHD; isn't he/she automatically qualified for Section 504 services?
- What information will CYSD use to make a determination on whether my child with ADHD qualifies for services under Section 504?
- Who should I contact if I believe that my child qualifies for services under Section 504?