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  1. Position Statements, Issue Briefs, Resolutions and Consensus Statements. Revised
    National Association of School Nurses (NJ1), 2012
    This article presents position statements, issue briefs, and resolutions and consensus statements of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN). The Position Statements include: (1) Allergy/Anaphylaxis Management in the School Setting; (2) Caseload Assignments; (3) Child Mortality in the School Setting; (4) Chronic Health Conditions, Managed…
    Descriptors: Sexuality, Child Abuse, Violence, Health Programs

  2. Educational Needs and Accommodations for Children with Bowel and/or Bladder Dysfunction
    Filce, Hollie Gabler; LaVergne, Leslie – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2011
    The physiological and psychological effects of bowel and/or bladder dysfunction can negatively impact students, especially over time. Understanding the educational challenges and needs of these children is necessary to provide services and supports required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act and Section 504 of the…
    Descriptors: Educational Needs, Disabilities, Parents, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)

  3. Interscholastic Sports, Extracurricular Activities, and the Law: Accommodating Students with Disabilities
    Osborne, Allan G., Jr.; Russo, Charles J. – School Business Affairs, 2011
    In most school systems in the United States, interscholastic sporting events and other extracurricular activities help bring people together while enhancing opportunities for students to become integral parts of their communities. Because of the important role that extracurricular activities, especially sports, play in the lives of students,…
    Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Extramural Athletics, Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Programs

  4. Counselor Educators
    Romano, Dawn M.; Paradise, Louis V.; Green, Eric J. – Journal of School Counseling, 2009
    Questions have arisen regarding counselor's capabilities in assisting students with special needs (Milsom & Akos, 2003; Studer & Quigney, 2005). This study examined school counselors' training and attitudes toward providing services to students with learning disabilities who qualified for services only under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.…
    Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, School Counseling, School Counselors, Experience

  5. Update on the Americans with Disabilities Act
    Russo, Charles J.; Osborne, Allan G. – School Business Affairs, 2009
    In 1990, Congress enacted the Americans with Disabilities Act as a comprehensive mandate to eliminate discrimination against individuals with disabilities. The ADA's primary intent was to extend the protection of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The major difference between the two laws is that Section 504 applies to programs that…
    Descriptors: Employees, Courts, Disabilities, School Business Officials

  6. Free Appropriate Public Education for Students with Disabilities: Requirements under Section 504 of the "Rehabilitation Act of 1973." Revised
    US Department of Education, 2007
    Section 504 of the "Rehabilitation Act of 1973" protects the rights of individuals with disabilities in programs and activities that receive federal funds. The Section 504 regulation requires a school district to provide a "free appropriate public education" (FAPE) to each qualified person with a disability who is in the school district's…
    Descriptors: Public Education, Access to Education, Equal Education, Accessibility (for Disabled)

  7. The State of New Mexico Guidelines for Educators and Administrators for Implementing Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
    New Mexico Public Education Department, 2007
    Section 504 is federal civil rights law under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It provides protection against discrimination for individuals with disabilities. Students in school settings fall under the protection of Section 504 and prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability from all school programs and activities in both public and…
    Descriptors: Private Schools, Public Schools, Civil Rights, Eligibility


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