504 Plans

Understanding 504 Plans

What is a 504 plan? Get a definition of 504 plans and learn about 504 services for kids in this comp…

Download: Sample 504 Plan for a Child With ADHD

Looking for a sample 504 plan for ADHD or another disability? Use this printable template to work wi…

The Difference Between IEPs and 504 Plans

Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans are similar but different. See how they compa…

My Child’s 504 Plan Doesn’t Seem to Be Working. Now What?

Are you concerned your child's 504 plan isn't working? Here are steps you can take to make sure the …

504 Plans: Your Questions Answered

Do you have questions about 504 plans? Here experts answer common questions parents have about 504 p…

7 Steps to Getting a 504 Plan for Your Child

A 504 plan can offer accommodations and supports for your child. But how do you get one from the sch…

Is There a Standard Form or Template for 504 Plans?

Is there a standard form or template for 504 plans, like there is for IEPs? Do 504 plans even have t…

Does My Child’s 504 Plan Have to Be Reviewed at the Start of Each School Year?

Do schools have a legal obligation to review 504 plans annually? An expert explains and shares tips …

Does My Child Need to Be Evaluated to Get a 504 Plan?

A 504 plan can be a great way to help students with learning or attention issues. Do kids have to be…

Can a Student With a 504 Plan Get a Transition Plan?

Is transition planning available for kids with 504 plans? An expert explains if teens can get a 504 …

Can the School Make Changes to My Child’s 504 Plan Without Telling Me?

Find out what to do if the school changes your child's 504 plan without telling you. Get expert tips…

504 Plan Terms to Know

If you're reading or looking at a 504 plan, there are some key terms you'll want to learn. Here's a …

7 Tips for Developing a Good 504 Plan

Schools have a lot of leeway when developing 504 plans. So it's smart to create your own structure a…

6 Strategies for Making Sure Your Child’s 504 Plan Is Being Followed

Is your child's 504 plan being followed? Is the school delivering what it promised? Use these tips t…

7 Tips for a Productive 504 Meeting

Does your child have a 504 plan? Try these tips to boost the odds of having a productive Section 504…

504 Plans: 5 Common Pitfalls

Parents often miss (or misunderstand) some of the key steps in developing and monitoring their child…

Common Accommodations and Modifications in School

Refer to this checklist of common modifications and accommodations to get to know options for strugg…

My Child Just Got Expelled. What Happens to His 504 Plan?

What happens if your child with a 504 plan is expelled? The law spells out the steps the school must…

Can an IEP or 504 Plan Include Something About Getting Emotional Support at School?

Get expert advice on how an Individualized Education Program (IEP) or 504 plan can address your chil…

Are There IEPs and 504 Plans in College?

If your teen has an IEP or a 504 plan, will those accommodations be available in college? An expert …

Can a Student Have Both an IEP and a 504 Plan?

An expert explains whether a child can have both an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and a 504…

Do Colleges Look Less Favorably on Students With IEPs Than 504 Plans?

Do colleges view applicants with IEPs differently from those with 504s? Will they know if your child…

The School Wants to Move My Child From an IEP to a 504 Plan. How Will That Affect My Child?

What happens if the school wants to end your child's IEP and switch to a 504 plan? Learn how the mov…

5 Things I Learned About 504 Plans When My Son With ADHD Got One

This mom had no idea what a 504 plan was until her son got one in grade school. Here are 5 things sh…

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: What You Need to Know

What is Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973? Learn about the purpose of Section 504 and ho…

Download: IEP or 504 Plan Snapshot for Your Child

Help kids understand their IEP or 504 plan with this printable one-page snapshot. Your child can use…

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