classroom accommodations

posted on April 1, 2009 - 3:08pm
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...
posted on March 1, 2008 - 3:39pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 2
State and federal law requires school districts to provide assistive technology (AT) and specialized instruction for learning disabilities (LD) to qualifying students. But parents may have a difficult time convincing their school districts that these services will benefit their child. Parents stand a better chance of getting special services if they know what to ask for, why they’re asking for it...