Resource: Section 504 Protections for Students with Food Allergies

This fact sheet (PDF, 4 pages) describes the obligations of public K-12 schools in protecting the rights of students with food allergies under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The fact sheet defines food allergies as a protected disability under Section 504, describes how they may impact a student’s experience in school, and shares guidance for the steps schools should take to accommodate students with food allergies. Learn more (PDF, 4 pages).