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Intersections with ADA, Section 504, and IDEA, for K-12 Education

Ensure Equity, Access, and Inclusion for Students with Disabilities

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Title IX Compliance Essentials for K-12 Education

Evaluate Your Policies on Disability Accommodations Under Section 504 and the ADA

This course is designed to comprehensively introduce the interaction and intersection between disability laws and Title IX compliance and processes. It is aimed at K-12 Title IX Coordinators, disability/access administrators, and other professionals who need to understand the essential disability laws that relate to Title IX regarding student discipline, accommodations, and adjustments.

The course covers the elements required for a well-developed accommodations process and the necessary grievance procedures. It then takes a deep dive into the unique and multi-faceted aspects of how Title IX processes, such as supportive measures, emergency removals, determinations, and sanctioning, may need to interface for students with disabilities.

Finally, the course briefly touches on pregnancy-related accommodations and adjustments and service and emotional support animals.

Topics Covered

  • Equity Framework
  • Section 504 & Other Disability Laws Overview
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Disability Overview
  • Accommodation Process for Section 504 & ADA
  • Intersection with Title IX: Student Discipline and Manifestation Determination Reviews
  • Intersection with Title IX: Pregnancy & Related Conditions
  • Service vs. Emotional Support Animals

Key Takeaway

After completing this course, you will feel confident in evaluating your K-12 school or district’s policies surrounding disability accommodations and requirements under Section 504 and ADA to ensure that students with disabilities get the best possible opportunities and the protections to which they are entitled by law. Use our suggested framework to ensure equity, access, and inclusion for people with disabilities while creating streamlined processes governing disciplining students with disabilities when needed.

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the legal frameworks underpinning disability law in K-12 contexts
  • Identify roles across the district for various disability-related responsibilities
  • Understand the overall framework of identifying individuals with disabilities and providing for reasonable accommodations
  • Navigate the intersection of the Title IX grievance process in the context of general requirements for disciplining students with disabilities
  • Provide accommodations on the basis of pregnancy and related conditions
  • Distinguish between service animals and emotional support animals

Who Should Attend?

  • Title IX Coordinators
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinators
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Legal Counsel
  • Compliance and Risk Management Professionals (Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, ADA/Section 504, AA, EEO)
  • Student Affairs Administrators
  • ADA/Section 504 Coordinators
  • Disability Services Professionals
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Professionals
  • Ombudspersons
  • Special Education/Exceptional Education Program Administrators


Live, Interactive Online Training

  • $399 Member
  • $499 Non-Member

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  • October 23: 11:00am - 6:00pm ET Register


*You must attend all dates in your session to receive credit for attendance.

Group discounts are provided on a sliding scale based on group size and applicable on registrations for the same training or event. Please contact for questions.

Individualized discounts are as follows:
1st grouped individual - full price of registration
2-4 grouped individuals - 15% discount on registrations
5+ grouped individuals - 25% discount on registrations

If you are interested in registering a large group, exploring Super Membership, or consulting options, please contact for personalized assistance.

To obtain certification from ATIXA, you will need to sign-in to your Event Lobby each day of training and attend the whole event. It is our expectation that you are present for the entire duration of your training course. Certification will only be provided once ATIXA has verified attendance through the Event Lobby.

Please allow 7-10 days following the completion of the course and then log in on our website and visit the My ATIXA page to access the Continuing Certification Credit (CCC) program system. Please follow the instructions on the webpage to obtain your certification. Our CCC program allows those certified by ATIXA to track, maintain, and extend their professional development through our programs.

PLEASE NOTE: Certification refers to attendance at a qualifying event; TNG cannot speak to individual attendees’ knowledge, expertise, or command of the material.

Training & Certification Course registration fees include:
  • Attendance for each day of training or access to eTraining course for three months
  • An extensive course-specific selection of articles, customizable forms and templates, case studies, videos, and more
  • Instructional slides or transcript for eTraining
  • Access to ATIXA content experts
  • Ability to interact with faculty and attendees via course discussion and activities
  • Certification upon corresponding course completion