Section 504 of the rehabilitation act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities act of 1990
PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES UNDER SECTION 504 OF
THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973 AND THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against persons with a disability in any program receiving federal financial assistance. Section 504/ADA defines a person with a disability as anyone who:
Has a mental or physical impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities such as caring for one's self, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, working, sleeping, standing, lifting, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating, helping, eating, bending, or operation of a bodily function.
The school has the responsibility to provide adjustments, modifications, and necessary services to eligible individuals with disabilities.
The school acknowledges its responsibility under Section 504/ADA to avoid discrimination in policies and practices regarding its personnel and students. No discrimination against any person with a disability shall knowingly be permitted in any program or practice in the school.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act please contact one of the following individuals:
Special Services Department
351 Monroe Ave
Green River, WY 82935
Alan Demaret, Ed.D.