Section 504 is a federal civil rights law that protects the rights of students with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity. It requires that recipients of federal funds make programs and activities accessible to all persons with disabilities. Section 504 has three areas of emphasis: employment; facility accessibility; and requirements for preschool, elementary and secondary education programs/activities. This page focuses solely on students.
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For more information regarding Section 504 from the Iowa Department of Education: https://educateiowa.gov/section-504