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Section 504

Each CISD campus has a school-level Section 504 Coordinator who is responsible for coordinating identification, evaluation, and placement decisions for students who are eligible under Section 504.  Families may contact the campus Section 504 Coordinator/Counselor for more information on Section 504 Services.

Medical Disabilities and Medical Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the leading national public health institute of the United States. It provides informative data about a variety of medical conditions.

American Academy of Pediatrics: An organization of 64,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being of all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, support, and research and is committed to raising awareness and building a community of hope for those with mental illness. 

National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health is a national family-run organization linking more than 120 chapters and state organizations focused on the issues of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs and their families. It was conceived in Arlington, Virginia in February of 1989 by a group of 18 people determined to make a difference in the way the system works.

National Institute of Mental Health: The mission of NIMH is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses through basic and clinical research, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure. Detailed information concerning ADHD, as well as many other mental illnesses/disorders, is available on their website. 

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder often diagnosed in childhood that lasts into adulthood. Children with ADHD may have challenges paying attention, controlling impulsive behaviors, or being overly active. To learn more, review the resources below:

State and Federal Resources

Office of Civil Rights: Legal information and rights. Frequently Asked Questions About Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities.

Parent & Educator Resource Guide to Section 504 in Public Elementary & Secondary Schools: Published by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), December 2016.

Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities, OCR: The information in this pamphlet, provided by the Office for Civil Rights in the U. S. Department of Education, explains the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities who are preparing to attend postsecondary schools. This pamphlet also explains the obligations of a postsecondary school to provide academic adjustments, including auxiliary aids and services, to ensure the school does not discriminate on the basis of disability.

Scholarship and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities Information

Affordable is a list of scholarships available for students with disabilities, learning disabilities, ADD/ADHD, plus other disabilities. Includes financial aid resources compiled from many different websites.

Contact Us

Each campus has a Section 504 Coordinator/School Counselor and should be the first point of contact. For further inquiries or questions contact:

Allison Fike, M. Ed.
Coordinator of Federal Programs  

Rhea Voelkle
Campus Section 504 Specialist
Carroll High School
Carroll Senior High School

Angie Hux
Campus Section 504 Specialist
Carroll High School
Carroll Senior High School

Tisha Bearden
Campus Section 504 Specialist