Section 504

Section 504 Overview

The School District of Washington, in accordance with federal law Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, provides services to eligible students designed to eliminate discrimination on the basis of disability. An individual who has an impairment, record of an impairment, or is regarded as having an impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, such as caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, learning, breathing or other major life activity, may be eligible for services.

Services are designed to prevent exclusion from academic and non academic activities on the basis of disability as well as ensure a free and appropriate public education is provided. Eligibility and services are determined by a multidisciplinary team of individuals lead by the school guidance counselor.

Section 504 Handbook

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Section 504 Procedural Safeguards

School District of Washington parents, guardians and students are entitled to know their rights under Section 504. The purpose of procedural safeguards is to advise them of these rights. Click here to download the Section 504 Procedural Safeguards.