504 Parent Resources
Notice of Rights & Procedural Safeguards for Disabled Students and their Parents Under Section 504 of the ReHabilitation Act of 1973
Understood: Resources for learning and attention issues - This site has information about how students experience disabilities and provides information to families about learning and attention issues. The “Through Your Child’s Eyes” simulator helps others understand how some disabilities can impact a student’s ability to accomplish tasks.
Dyslexia Parent Resources: Humble ISD’s parent information for students with dyslexia.
- CHADD: Children and Adullts with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder - This is a nonprofit organization with chapters nationwide. On CHADD’s website, you can find social support by connecting with others affected by ADHD.
- ADDA: Attention Deficit Disorder Association - This association offers resources for you learn more about ADHD, find local assistance and peer support groups. You can find more information about the annual ADHD conference.
- AACAP: American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry - The academy has special sections with information for families and medical professionals. It offers updated guidelines for diagnosing and treating ADHD.
- APA: American Psychiatric Association - You can search for facts about mental health problems with ADHD. You can read in-depth information about anxiety disorders, depression and other psychiatric conditions.
- The Center for Parent information and Resources - This site has information about Section 504 history, eligibility, and how it differs from IDEA.
College Readiness & Assessments
- Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
- US Department of Education: Students with disabilities preparing for post-secondary education
- College Board: College Readiness and accommodations for students with disabilities taking the SAT. This site has information about accommodations available to students with disabilities taking the AP and SAT exams. The site provides important dates and identifies typical accommodations.
- ACT: College Readiness and accommodations for students with disabilities taking the ACT. ACT is committed to serving examinees with documented disabilities by providing reasonable accommodations appropriate to the examinee's diagnosis and needs. ACT has established policies regarding documentation of an examinee’s disability.
US Department of Education
- Parent and Educator Resource Guide to Section 504 in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools
- Office of Civil Rights
US Department of Education: Frequently Asked Questions documents (FAQ’s)
- Frequently Asked Questions About Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities
- Frequently Asked Questions About Disability Discrimination
- Office of Civil Rights Frequently Asked Questions
- Frequently Asked Questions on Effective Communication for Students with Hearing, Vision, or Speech Disabilities in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools
US Department of Education: Dear Colleague Letters
- Dear Colleague Letter on Students with ADHD
- Know Your Rights: Students with ADHD
- Dear Colleague Letter on Extracurricular Activities and Section 504
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- Americans with Disabilities Act
- Americans with Disabilities Act: A Guide to Disability Rights Law
- S. Department of Education: Questions and Answers on the ADAAA
- US Department of Justice ADA Requirements – Effective Communication
- Office of Civil Rights Questions and Answers on the Amendment Act of 2008 for Students with Disabilities