How do I fill out a 504 plan?

How do I fill out a 504 plan?

How do I fill out a 504 plan?

7 steps to getting a 504 plan for your child

  1. Document your child’s needs.
  2. Find out who the school’s 504 coordinator is.
  3. Write a formal request for a 504 plan.
  4. Follow up on your request.
  5. Go through the 504 plan evaluation process.
  6. Meet with the school to see if your child qualifies.
  7. Work together to create the 504 plan.

What is a 504 Plan Example?

Examples of accommodations in 504 plans include: preferential seating. extended time on tests and assignments. reduced homework or classwork.

What is a 504 Plan PDF?

A 504 Plan is a special plan for a student who has a disability but does not qualify for an Individualized Education Program (IEP). A 504 Plan identifies accommodations and modifications a student with a disability may need in order to participate in programs and activities.

Do you need medical documentation for a 504 plan?

There is no legal basis under 504 to require a medical diagnosis. However, evaluation processes would typically need to be more thorough and involved if this information does not exist.

What do 504 plans include?

504 plans are formal plans that schools develop to give kids with disabilities the support they need. That covers any condition that limits daily activities in a major way. And they protect the rights of kids with disabilities in school. They’re covered under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act .

What do you need to know about a 504 plan?

A 504 plan spells out the modifications and accommodations that will be needed to make it possible for your child to succeed in a general education program. 1  If you wonder what a 504 plan should look like and what might be included for specific disabilities, see examples and templates.

What does it mean to make accommodations in Section 504?

Where Section 504 is concerned, accommodations are made to bring a student with a disability to the same starting point as a non-disabled student. Consequently, the accommodations defined in a Section 504 plan are those interventions that are not typically available to all students.

What does Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act do?

Section 504 ensures that students with medical or other disabilities have equal access to an education. Qualified students may receive accommodations and modifications planned by persons knowledgeable about the students, the meanings of evaluation data, and placement and accommodation options. Information and resources on 504 are provided below.

How does a 504 plan differ from an IEP?

Terri Mauro is the author of “50 Ways to Support Your Child’s Special Education” and contributor to the Parenting Roundabout podcast. Adah Chung is a fact checker, writer, researcher, and occupational therapist.