This article explains the implications of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 for Catholic schools educating students with disabilities and special needs. The author delineates the types of disabilities covered; accommodations required under the law; suggestions for teachers, parents, administrators, and pastors; and the need for ongoing staff development to empower faculty to be responsive to the needs of diverse learners.
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Schweinbeck, N. L. (2001). Section 504 and Catholic Schools. Journal of Catholic Education, 4 (4). http://dx.doi.org/10.15365/joce.0404042013