Section 504 is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. Section 504 law ensures that the child with a disability has equal access to an education. The child may receive accommodations to better meet their needs.

The manual listed below contains information, guidelines, and procedures in accordance with Section 504.

For questions related to Section 504, contact the 504 Coordinator/Principal in your school or the Section 504 Leadership Team:

 504 Leadership team:

Sally Zirbel-Donisch Assistant Director of Health Services szirbeldonis@madison.k12.wi.us  663-8427
Wendy Johnson Lead Psychologist wsjohnson@madison.k12.wi.us
Sarah Urban 504 Psychologist Lead saurban@madison.k12.wi.us
Gretchen Forbes 504 Nurse Lead gforbes@madison.k12.wi.us  
Kari Stampfli Nurse - Lead kcstampfli@madison.k12.wi.us

For further assistance, contact your area Assistant Director: 
(High) Joanne Grassman, Nancy Molfenter,  (Middle) Jan Chynoweth, (Elementary) Dave Witte, Scott Zimmerman 

Additional Resources
Section 504 and ADA - Wrightslaw
U.S. Department of Education - Office for Civil Rights

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