Section 504

Overview

Section 504 is a federal law designed to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities in programs and activities that receive Federal financial assistance from the United States Department of Education. "No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States...shall, solely by reason of her or his disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits or, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal Financial assistance ..."

What are the Roles and Responsibilities of the Department of Education and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR)?

Disability Classifications

Accommodating Disabilities in the School Meal Programs: Guidance and Questions and Answers
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Managing Food Allergies in Schools: The Role of School Teachers and Paraeducators
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Protecting Students with Disabilities: Frequently Asked Questions About Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities
United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

Service Animals in Schools: Legal Requirements and Technical Assistance
Special Education Rules and Policies Technical Assistance

Utah State Board of Education Dyslexia Handbook
Special Education Effective Instruction and Inclusion Resources

Concussions and Brain Injuries

BrainSTEPS
Strategies Teaching Educators, Parents and Students (STEPS) A Brain Injury School Re-Entry Consulting Program

Concussion Care in Schools
YouTube

HEADS UP to Schools: Know Your Concussion ABCs
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Traumatic Brain Injuries

Brain Injury Alliance Utah (BIAU)

Special Education Disability Specific
Utah State Board of Education Special Education Services

Traumatic Brain Injury
State of Utah Violence and Injury Prevention Program

Sports Concussion Education

Sports Concussion Education
University of Utah Canvas Network

Training

2020

April 14

Utah State Board of Education (USBE) Postsecondary Planning for Students with Disabilities - April 14, 2021
YouTube

Postsecondary Planning for Students with Disabilities Webinar Questionnaire
Google Forms

Educators can complete this form if they would like to receive relicensure points for viewing this training video. Relicensure hours will be posted in Massively Integrated Data Analytics System (MIDAS). This form will be available until May 14, 2021

February 24
Special Education Connection Training February 24, 2021
YouTube

February 4
Supporting Students with Diabetes
YouTube

June 2
2020 06 02 Supporting Students with Disabilities Under Section 504 During the New Now
YouTube

December 9
Supporting Students With Dyslexia
YouTube