504 Plans for Students with Disabilities
If your child doesn't qualify for an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) but still requires some accommodations and modifications to fully participate in the classroom, a 504 plan may be called for. Learn more about this tool for enforcing your child's right to a Free and Appropriate Public Education.
Sample 504 Plans
Get a good idea of what a 504 plan looks like with these samples for different parts of the US and different disabilities.
Accommodations for Specific Disabilities
In this excerpt from "A Parent's Guide to Special Education," the authors describe 504 Plan accommodations for students with asthma, ADHD, bipolar disorder and epilepsy, and those who are emotionally disturbed.
Report a 504 Violation
Your child is not getting the accommodations and modifications specified in her 504 plan. What are you going to do about it? Here are five steps that, in most cases, will get you to a resolution of the problem.
Other School Help Available for Students with Special Needs
Not all students with special needs will require Special Education. Some may benefit from a 504 plan, or just a sharing of information with the teacher.