Protect the Rights of Students with Disabilities
Section 504 plans are designed to ensure that students with qualifying disabilities receive equal access to an education. If the plan isn't properly developed and implemented, schools can face serious legal consequences for failing to make accommodations. This program will provide an overview of Section 504 eligibility requirements, plan components and best practices to follow when reviewing and modifying plans. Learn how to protect vulnerable students and guard against discrimination - register today!
- Learn what factors must be considered when making Section 504 eligibility determinations.
- Distinguish between accommodations under Section 504 and special education services.
- Know what potential problem areas to look for when developing, reviewing or modifying plans.
Session time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Eastern
Presenter: Kerri W. Feeney
- Overview: What is a Disability Under Section 504?
- 504 Plan Eligibility: What Should - And Should Not - Be Considered?
- Making Accommodations: Do's and Don'ts
- 504 Accommodations vs. Specially Assigned Instruction: Critical Distinctions
- Distribution of 504 Plans
- Avoiding Plan Modifications
- Reviews and Re-Evaluations: Process and Procedures
- Spotting Red Flags When Developing and Implementing 504 Plans
This program is designed for attorneys. School superintendents, principals and vice-principals, special and general education teachers and paralegals will also benefit.