What is a 504 plan? Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act is a federal law designed to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities in programs and activities that receive Federal financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education. Section 504 provides: “No otherwise qualified individual with a disability in the United States . . […]
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How to get a 504 Plan Before I get to the steps of how to ask for a 504 plan for your child, I feel the need to get on my soapbox for a moment. If you don’t want to read my rant, feel free to skip past the photo. Ok, so here goes. 504s often […]
No IEPs in College! That’s a statement of fear that I hear from a lot of parents. And, it’s true. There are no IEPs in college. The following is a guest post from my friend Lynn. You may recognize her from the Facebook group. Her son, who has autism, is now in his mid-20s. That’s […]
IEP vs 504 We “have to” move him to a 504. The school has told you that they want to move your child from an IEP to a 504. So, should you? What is the difference between a 504 and an IEP? What will this mean for your child? Which is better, a 504 or […]