504 & Your School: Everything You Need to Know! - ZOOM Edition
Session 1: Wednesday, November 1, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM In part one, our presenters will review the standards for determining eligibility under this law, including how to assess a “substantial limitation of a major life activity.” We also address the role of medical diagnoses and the various pitfalls schools fall into when making eligibility decisions under Section 504. ________________ Session 2: Thursday, November 9, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM In part two, the focus will be on the important procedural obligations imposed on school officials by Section 504. Allen and Eric will discuss the content of student 504 plans and the intersection between Section 504 and special education, as well as issues concerning student health plans, discipline, and access to extracurricular activities. ________________ Session 3: Thursday, November 16, 2023 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM In part three, Allen and Eric will discuss the most recent developments regarding Section 504 and the ADA, and touch on unique topics such as bullying and harassment involving students with disabilities, non-attending students, service animals, and other issues commonly investigated by the Office for Civil Rights. Don’t miss it! ________________ Who should attend? This series is critical for those with responsibilities under Section 504, including school counselors, special education personnel, school nurses, principals, and superintendents. We look forward to seeing you!