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Section 504

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a civil rights (anti-discrimination) statute that prohibits discrimination/harassment on the basis of a disability in any program or activity  receiving federal financial assistance. It also provides that students with disabilities receive a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). In particular, Section 504 provides that:

No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States...shall, solely by reason of her or his disability, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance....


Additional Information

The district School Psychologist on Special Assignment for RTI and 504 is:

Sharyl Williams-Bandy, Ph.D, NCSP, ABSNP
Phone: 770.721.8512


For more information regarding Section 504, or if you have questions or need additional assistance, please contact the Cherokee County School District Section 504 Coordinator at the following address:

Section 504 Coordinator Cherokee County School District
PO Box 769
Canton, GA 30169
Phone: 770.704.4315