POLICY MANUAL

Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Disability - Regulation R7-2.1

A. Generally
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and its accompanying regulations apply to all school divisions receiving federal funds. In addition to the procedures outlined in Policy 5-3.1, the school division:

1. Must provide free appropriate education at elementary and secondary levels, including nonacademic and extracurricular services and activities, to qualified disabled persons.

2. May not exclude any qualified disabled person solely on the basis of disability from participation in any preschool education or day care program or activity or any adult education or vocational program or activity.

B. Implementation Procedures
Requests for evaluation or services and special accommodations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 will be processed according to the procedures outlined in the Lynchburg City Schools Handbook: Implementation of 504 Regulations and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act: Compliance and Procedures: K. S. Mehfoud: Copyright, 1990.

Legal Reference:

Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 29 U.S.C. 706 (8), 794 (1978); 34CFR Part 104 (1980)

Approved by School Board: May 2, 1995

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