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

What Everyone Needs to Know About… Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973​

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


Evalu​ation and Eligibility​

US D​OE - Office for Civil Rights​

The Michigan Alliance For Families

Michigan​ Protection and Advocacy Services

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