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10 05, 2018

5 Options for Resolving a 504 Plan Dispute

2018-07-23T14:41:39-05:00

Sometimes, a school district and parents disagree on the details or delivery of a child’s 504 plan. Some disagreements become serious disputes. A good example is when a school won’t provide assistive technology for a child. The term “504 plan” is from Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, a federal law protecting the civil rights of people with disabilities. Section 504 provides several ways to resolve conflicts. However, the federal law leaves many of the details up to individual states and school districts. Schools are required to notify parents about the process and usually do so in writing. If your child [...]

5 Options for Resolving a 504 Plan Dispute2018-07-23T14:41:39-05:00
24 01, 2017

May a report card refer to an IEP or a plan for providing services under Section 504?

2017-06-30T15:36:40-05:00

May a report card identify special education being provided for that student or otherwise indicate that the student has a disability? For instance, may the report card refer to an IEP or a plan for providing services under Section 504? Report cards indicate a child’s progress or level of achievement in specific classes, course content, or curriculum.  Consistent with this purpose, it would be permissible under Section 504 and Title II for a report card to indicate that a student is receiving special education or related services as long as the report card informs parents about their child’s progress or level [...]

May a report card refer to an IEP or a plan for providing services under Section 504?2017-06-30T15:36:40-05:00
20 01, 2017

6 Tips to Make Sure Your Child’s 504 Plan Is Being Followed

2017-06-30T15:50:35-05:00

Your child’s 504 plan has been set in motion. Is the school delivering what it promised? Use these tips from Understood.org to monitor the situation throughout the year. Know who’s providing your child’s services. The 504 plan should state not only what special services your child will receive but also the name of the person is responsible for it. Try casually asking your child, “Have you worked with Mr. Jones this week?” Your child’s answer may tell you a little—or a lot—about how well the 504 plan is being followed. […]

6 Tips to Make Sure Your Child’s 504 Plan Is Being Followed2017-06-30T15:50:35-05:00

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