Agenda Item #20
Revisions for Section 504/ADA Procedures Manual for Students
Incorporated information about the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008, effective January 1, 2009, which amended the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and included a conforming amendment to the Act of 1973 that affects the meaning of disability in Section 504. The Amendments Act broadens the interpretation of disability.
Summary of Changes:
Approve revisions to the Section 504/ADA Procedures Manual for Students.
Information - 8/11/2009
Consent after Information8/25/2009
Authority for Action
Americans with Disabilities Rehabilitation Act, 1973; Civil Rights Statute (29USCs.794)
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Eva Lewis, Director, ESE Program Support Services, x520
Attachment: 504-ADA Manual 07-2009.pdf