Section 504 and school psychology

Susan Jacob‐Timm, Timothy S. Hartshorne

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Court cases, Office of Civil Rights enforcement activities, and Department of Education policy statements have signaled new interpretations of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. A summary of those portions of Section 504 most pertinent to school psychological practice is provided. Special attention is given to the similarities and differences between 504 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act regarding school responsibilities to students with special needs. Implications of 504 for school psychological practice are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-39
Number of pages14
JournalPsychology in the Schools
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1994


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