504 plans

posted on April 9, 2012 - 12:00pm
Spring is in the air, and you know what that means — it’s time to prepare for your child’s IEP or 504 plan meeting. Whether you’re just getting started or you’re an old pro, it’s always a good idea to get your game plan ready ahead of time. To help alleviate the stress that can go along with IEP meetings, here’s a roundup of some useful resources that can strengthen your IEP/504 plan toolkit and...
posted on April 1, 2009 - 3:08pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 2
Some students with muscle diseases have IEPs (Individualized Education Plans) and some have 504 plans. What’s the difference? Should parents be concerned if the school says their child doesn’t qualify for an IEP, and creates a 504 plan instead — or vice versa? Not necessarily. As the accompanying chart and diagram shows, there’s a lot of overlap between the two plans. The key is for parents to be...