Not available March 8? Don’t worry. Register now and we’ll send you the replay link to watch at your convenience.Parenting a student with an IEP or 504 Plan sometimes feels like playing a game of “Whack-a-Mole” – resolve one issue, and another one pops up screaming for attention.You work hard to ensure that your student is getting the best possible education, with a full array of appropriate supports and services, and it’s not easy.
Sometimes, schools balk at setting up an IEP or 504 Plan. Other times, a student’s IEP or 504 just isn’t working. And, often, what worked last year is no longer leveling the playing field.
When you add in related problems, like schools refusing to evaluate students with suspected disabilities or doing poor evaluations that don’t pinpoint what a student needs to succeed, things get even more complicated.The IDEA (which provides for IEPs) and Section 504 share many similarities, but they also differ in a number of important ways.Read more on additudemag.com