Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
It is the responsibility of the Flagstaff Unified School District to identify and evaluate students who may need special services or programs in order that such student may receive the required free appropriate education.
A student who may need reasonable accommodations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is one who:
- Has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, including learning; or
- Has a record of such impairment; or
- Is regarded as having such impairment.
Student may be eligible for protections and accommodations under the provisions of Section 504 even though they do not require services pursuant to the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA). Students who are identified as individuals with exceptional needs, according to IDEA criteria, are not addressed under this policy.
For more information on Section 504, or if you believe that your child may have a qualifying disability under Section 504, please contact the Section 504 Coordinator at your local school.