The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Federal Rehabilitation Act require the school district ensure that no individual will be discriminated against based upon a disability. All students who do NOT qualify for an Individualized Education Program (IEP), may qualify for services under Section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act.
Under Section 504, if the student:
- Has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of major life activities,
- Has a record of a physical or mental impairment, OR
- Is regarding as having a physical or mental impairment
Any questions regarding the proper identification, evaluation or placement of any such children may be directed to Dr. Lori Leppert and the Pupil Personnel Services Department at (708) 687-3334.