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U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

Resource Author/Owner/Service Provider

US Department of Education (DOE)

Description

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) customer service team will help with questions and provide information, including technical assistance on civil rights compliance.

Websites

Hotlines

  • 1-800-421-3481, Toll Free
  • 1-800-877-8339, TTD/TTY

Categories

Bullying or Being BulliedDisability DisclosureDisability RightsLegal Rights/Protective ServicesSchool DisciplineSpecial Education/IEP/504 a or bStigmas/Discrimination

Related Terms

disabilitydiscrimination
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Family/Youth Support and Peer Advocacy

Information and support for individuals and families with behavioral, emotional, physical and/or mental health challenges.

Financial Assistance

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Information regarding the discrimination against people with physical/mental disabilities, as well as information on protective services.

Training and Technical Assistance

Planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of activities designed to achieve specific learning objectives and help resolve problems.

Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council