Section 504

Section 504 is a federal civil rights law that protects the rights of students with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity. The Heartland AEA Section 504 consultant assists districts/schools to interpret and comply with this federal law. Districts/schools must make programs, activities and facilities accessible for all students.

If you are a parent and would like more information about Section 504 support, contact your district’s 504 Coordinator.

For federal resources, complaints and information, visit:

Office for Civil Rights, Chicago Office

Important Contacts

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Jadie Boens

Jadie Boens

  • Director of Social, Emotional, Behavior & Mental Health Services

Section 504