Districts Have Duty to Ensure Students with Disabilities in an After-School Program Have Equal Access

Our office is regularly asked questions about the responsibility of a school district to provide accommodations/services, such as a 1:1 aide, to a student with a disability in an after-school program (such as child care, homework club, sports, etc.). Districts must address the following three questions in order to determine a district’s responsibility to provide accommodations/services in an after-school program or activity. , search terms: disabilities, Students with Disabilities, after-school program, equal access, IDEA, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Free Appropriate Public Education, FAPE, IEP, 504, OCR, YMCA, aide, Hayward case.