Section 504: Supporting Students With Disabilities
Section 504 of the Federal Vocational and Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a law that protects the rights of individual with disabilities in programs and activities that receive federal funding. Students may qualify for services under Section 504 but may not necessarily qualify for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act or IDEA. Section 504 is a civil rights law that protects the rights of individuals with disabilities.
BP 6164.6 Identification and Education Under Section 504