About Section 504
Clayton County Public Schools Section 504 Coordinator:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity?
Does the meaning of the phrase "qualified student with a disability" differ on the basis of a student's educational level (i.e., elementary and secondary vs postsecondary)?
Once a student is identified as eligible for services under Section 504, is that student always entitled to such services?
How much is enough information to document that a student has a disability?
Does a medical diagnosis of an illness automatically mean a student can receive services under Section 504?
Who in the evaluation process makes the ultimate decision regarding a student's eligibility for services under Section 504?
Once a student is identified as eligible for services under Section 504, is there an annual or triennial review requirement?
Must a school district develop a Section 504 plan for a student who either "has a record of disability" or is "regarded as disabled"?
What is the receiving school district's responsibility under Section 504 toward a student with a Section 504 plan who transfers from another district?