What is Section 504?

"No otherwise qualified individual with a disability...shall, solely by reason of his or her disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance" 29 U.S.C.94(a)(1996)

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.  this law applies to public elementary and secondary schools, among other entities.


Contact information:
Van Carpenter, ASD Section 504 Coordinator
31 CR 401
Corinth, MS 38834
Phone: 662-286-5590  Email: