Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)This website provides information about the differences in these two pieces of legislations and the rights and protections of students with disabilities.
Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and ResponsibilitiesThe Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in the U.S. Department of Education is providing the information in this pamphlet to explain the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities who are preparing to attend postsecondary schools.
Problem Resolution SystemThe Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education may be contacted regarding Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act concerning rights of covered students, ages 3–22, through its complaint management programs administered by the Problem Resolution System Office.
Last Updated: March 15, 2023
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