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Legal Issues and Health in Schools
Know Your Rights

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Protecting Students with Disabilities
U.S. Department of Education
Frequently asked questions about section 504 and students with disabilities
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/504faq.html

A Parent’s guide to Section 504 in Public Schools
Great Schools
http://www.greatschools.org/special-education/legal-rights/868-section-504.gs

IDEA Parent Guide
National Center for Learning Difficulties
http://www.pacer.org/legislation/idea/pdf/idea2004parentguide.pdf

A Comparison of ADA, IDEA, and Section 504
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
http://dredf.org/advocacy/comparison.html

 

Concussion

Concussion Legislation in Montana
The Dylan Steigers Protection of Youth Athletes Act 2013
http://leg.mt.gov/bills/2013/billpdf/SB0112.pdf

Student-Athlete and Parent/Legal Guardian Concussion Statement
Montana High School Association
http://www.mhsa.org/SportsMedicine/StudentAthlete%20ParentGuardian%20Concussion%20Statement.pdf

 

Privacy Rights for Students and Families

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
U. S. Department of Education
http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html

 

Use of Epinephrine in Schools

An Act Allowing a School To Maintain a Stock Supply of Epinephrine to Be Used in the
Event of an Actual or Perceived Anaphylaxis Emergency, 2013