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.
Section 504 - Frequently Asked Questions & Answers
This document addresses frequently asked questions about the 504 process.
Section 504 District Obligations and Requirements
This is a resource document for district staff to assist with determining 504 eligibility and creating a plan.