504. Everything you always wanted to know…. Or maybe not Evette Aird, Director of Guidance Dr. Beth Robin, Director of Special Education. 504 vs. IDEA. Type and purpose
Everything you always wanted to know….
Or maybe not
Evette Aird, Director of Guidance
Dr. Beth Robin, Director of Special Education
Type and purpose
ADAA civil rights law to prohibit discrimination solely on the basis of disability in employment, public services, and accommodations.
IDEAAn education act to provide federal financial assistance to State and local education agencies to guarantee special education and related services to eligible children with disabilities
504 A civil rights law to prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability in programs and activities, public and private, that receive federal financial assistance.
Mitigating Measures include but are not limited to:
a. Close the PPT meeting invite the 504 team to do 504 meeting and open a 504 meeting.
4. While eyeglasses are not considered part of 504 eligibility prism glasses are.
5. When writing a 504 plan be sure to use:
a. precise language – where will the accommodation be provided, when the accommodation is needed, the duration throughout the school day that the accommodation needs to be in place, what specific aspect of the school day does the student require an accommodation.
DO NOT WRITE: “AS NEEDED” Be more specific; “As determined by the teacher/service provider/student”