Section 504 is a part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. Upon eligibility, a Section 504 Plan should “level the playing field” to ensure that equal opportunities exist for students with and without disabilities.
A Parent's Guide to Navigating Section 504
The Kent ISD Special Education Department, in collaboration with a countywide Section 504 Committee, has developed this guide to make the Section 504 process more manageable and user friendly for parents.
This document provides an overview of the Section 504 evaluation and eligibility process. Click here for the Spanish version of A Parent's Guide to Navigating Section 504.