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Frequently Asked Questions about Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities

Frequently Asked Questions about Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities


Logo: Department of Education United States of America
Source: U.S. Department of Education
Publication Date: 2018

This web page on the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights website offers information on how the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 (civil rights) work to protect students with disabilities from discrimination. It includes issues around assessment, identification, placement, and procedural safeguards, as well as guidance as to when the Office of Civil Rights may be involved in enforcing IDEA and Section 504.

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