OCR\’s Year In Review

Bios & Handouts

Scheduled at 2:15pm in Cotton Creek I on Wednesday November, 16.



  • Mary Lou Mobley, National Disability Expert, U.S. Dept. of Education

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 1-hr
  • Format: Lecture
  • Expertise Level: Intermediate
  • Type of session: General Conference


OCR’s National Disability Expert will cover key disability law enforcement actions from OCR, including investigations and compliance reviews, from the past year.


The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights enforces title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, with respect to educational entities. In this presentation, OCR’s National Disability Expert will cover key enforcement decisions from the past year.


  1. Learn about Section 504 and ADA Title II in the context of educational entities, from OCR's perspective
  2. Learn about OCR’s enforcement efforts in the area of disability rights law
  3. Learn key points to help your educational entity comply with the law

Disability Areas

Cognitive/Learning, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Mobility

Topic Areas


Speaker Bio(s)

Mary Lou Mobley

Mary Lou Mobley is the National Disability Expert for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. She has extensive experience in ADA and Section 504 policy and enforcement, including areas such as architectural and website accessibility. Before joining OCR, she served as a Trial Attorney for 14 years with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, where she did pioneering work to enforce the ADA.