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Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Guidance to Schools on the Bullying of Students with Disabilities (October 2014)

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This guidance, issued on October 21, 2014 by the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education, addresses the bullying of students with disabilities. The guidance is in the form of a letter to educators detailing public schools’ responsibilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of Americans with Disabilities Act regarding the bullying of students with disabilities.

Tag(s): ADD/ADHD Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Autism Spectrum Disorder Behavior Bullying Deaf-Blind Developmental Delay Elementary Emotional Disabilities Federal Laws Hearing Impairment High School Intellectual Disabilities Learning Disability Mental Health Middle School Mild/Moderate Disabilities Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic Impairment Other Health Impairment Parent/Family Preschool Professional Resources Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (504) Speech/Language Impairment Traumatic Brain Injury Vision Impairment