Notice of Non-Discrimination Under § 504


 It is the policy of the New York City Department of Education (DOE) that, in accordance with § 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (§ 504), no otherwise qualified person with a disability shall, solely by reason of their disability, be excluded from or otherwise denied participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or provided by the DOE. Confidentiality rights of persons with disabilities will be respected.

Chancellor’s Regulation A-710 sets forth the DOE policies and procedures, including complaint procedures, for students attending DOE schools and programs who are qualified individuals with disabilities as defined in § 504 and who are in need of accommodations in order to participate in DOE programs.

Chancellor’s Regulation A-830 sets forth the DOE’s anti-discrimination policies and procedures, including complaint procedures, for employees, parents of students, students and others who do business with, use DOE facilities or otherwise interact with the DOE. Direct inquiries regarding student § 504 rights or procedures to: 

For Students and Parents:
§504 Program ManagerOffice of School Health
42-09 28th Street, CN#25Long Island City 11101

External Resource:
U.S. Department of Education 
Office for Civil Rights 
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor 
New York, NY 10005-2500 

Rev. April 2020