Section 504 and The ADA

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act are federal laws intended to assure equal access to publicly funded agencies and organizations including public schools, public school academies and charter schools.  ​​​

​In The News

July 26, 2016 - ​The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today issued guidance clarifying the obligation of schools to provide students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)​ with equal educational opportunity ​

​​Resource Documents

​Where To Go For Assistance

Free Appropriate Public Education for Students with Disabilities (FAPE)

US Office for Civil Rights ADA Q & A

Memos from the Office of Special Education Michigan Department of Education

Technical Assistance on Testing Accommodations From the United States Justice Department

Parent and Educator Resource Guide to Section 504 in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools

Frequently Asked Questions about the Rights ofStudents with Disabilities in Public Charter Schools underSection 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Evalu​ation and Eligibility​

US D​OE - Office for Civil Rights​

The Michigan Alliance For Families

Michigan​ Protection and Advocacy Services