§ 15.3. General.

 A school district shall provide each protected handicapped student enrolled in the district, without cost to the student or family, those related aids, services or accommodations which are needed to afford the student equal opportunity to participate in and obtain the benefits of the school program and extracurricular activities without discrimination and to the maximum extent appropriate to the student’s abilities.

Notes of Decisions

   Rehabilitation Act

   Section of Rehabilitation Act required public school district to provide occupational therapy services to otherwise eligible student enrolled in and attending private school; student also was enrolled in public school so that he could receive therapy, and applicable Federal and State regulations did not bar student attending private school from enrolling in public school in order to receive services. Lower Merion School District v. Doe, 878 A.2d 925 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2005); appeal granted 899 A.2d 1125 (Pa. 2006); order affirmed 931 A.2d 640 (Pa. 2007).

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  10.23 (relating to response and handling of a student with a disability); and 22 Pa. Code Appendix A (relating to model memorandum of understanding).



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