Section 504 is part of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which was enacted by Congress to combat discrimination against individuals with disabilities in services, programs and activities administered by any entity that receives federal funds, including public schools. Section 504 states in pertinent part: No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States…shall, solely by reason of his or her 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….
Notice of Program Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities:
All programs or activities offered by RSU 21 when viewed in their entirety shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. Information relating to the existence and location of services, activities, and facilities that are accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities can be obtained by contacting the ADA/504 Compliance Coordinator whose name, address and telephone number is listed below:
Judy Rose, ADA/504 Compliance Coordinator 177 Alewive Road, Kennebunk, ME 04043 (207) 985-1100 or (207) 985-3960
Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication in programs and services are invited to make their needs and preferences known to the ADA/504 Compliance Coordinator. This notice is available in large print and on audio tape from the ADA/504 Compliance Coordinator.