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Section 504 (Student Accommodations)

Programs for Students with Disabilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against persons with a disability in any program receiving federal financial assistance. The purpose of Section 504 is to ensure that individuals with disabilities are given the same opportunity to participate in programs and activities as their non-disabled peers. Canyons School District shall provide accommodations and services to eligible individuals with disabilities.

Section 504 defines a person with a disability as anyone who:

Has a mental or physical impairment which substantially limits one or more major life activities such as caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, working, sleeping, standing, lifting, reading, concentrating, thinking, communicating, helping, eating, bending, or operation of a bodily function. (This is not an exhaustive list of major life activities, which means even if an activity or function is not listed it can, nonetheless, be a major life activity.)

Canyons School District Board Policy 500.3 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

Canyons School District Public Notice of 504 Protections and Grievance Procedure

Contact Information

Any person with concerns regarding the District’s compliance with the regulations implementing Section 504 and ADA is directed to contact:

Chanci Loran

Responsive Services Program Administrator (District 504 Coordinator)

Address: 9361 S. 300 E., Sandy, UT 84070

Phone: 801-826-5149

E-mail: Chanci.Loran@canyonsdistrict.org 

Parents seeking information regarding their child’s personal 504 plan and relevant records may contact the school principal to schedule a review of records and/or additional copies.

504 Accommodations Forms

Section 504 (Student Accommodations)

Lucie Chamberlain

Alta View Elementary

If a movie about super teachers were ever made, Lucie Chamberlain would be a prime candidate for a leading role. Fortunately for her kindergarten students at Alta View Elementary, she already thrives in a supporting role for them. Parents thank her for being a “super teacher.” She is also described as an “amazing colleague.” Whether students need help in the classroom or from home while sick, Lucie goes above and beyond to help them learn, overcome fears, and feel important and cared for. Lucie is the reason a number of kids went from hating school to loving it, according to parents. The way she exudes patience, sweetness, positive energy, and love for her students with special needs melts is appreciated and admired. One parent noted: “Both my kids wish she could be their teacher forever.” Another added:  “She treats every student like their learning and their feelings are her priority.” Super teacher, indeed!

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