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Equal Opportunities in Extracurricular Athletics for Students with Disabilities

Extracurricular athletics — which include club, intramural, or interscholastic athletics at all education levels — are an important component of an overall education program. The United States Government Accountability Office...more

Equal Opportunities in Extracurricular Athletics for Students with Disabilities

Extracurricular athletics — which include club, intramural, or interscholastic athletics at all education levels — are an important component of an overall education program. The United States Government Accountability Office...more

New OCR Guidance Lays Out School District Responsibilities To Serve Students With Disabilities In Athletics

On January 25, 2013, the Office of Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education (OCR) issued a “Dear Colleague Letter” instructing school districts on their responsibilities to serve students with disabilities in...more

IHSA Under Pressure To Provide Accommodations To Student Athletes With Disabilities

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act 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...more

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