Resource: Section 504 Protections for Students with GER or GERD

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