Ch 15: 504 Plans Examples & Information

About This Chapter

By federal law, students with disabilities must be assured that their educational needs are being met. This often includes making modifications or accommodations to standard curricula. Use these lessons to help you better understand how to develop and implement 504 plans in your classroom.

504 Plans Examples and Information - Chapter Summary

From physical to learning disabilities, a 504 plan addresses a wide range of conditions that might be experienced by one or more of your students. It is important for all teachers to have knowledge about creating these types of plans, different plans for specific conditions and how these plans might differ from state to state. With this chapter, you will learn the following:

  • How to conduct and what to cover in a 504 plan meeting
  • Use of 504 plans in private schools and colleges
  • Ways in which 504 plans are used for specific conditions, such as diabetes or food allergies
  • Requirements and eligibility criteria for 504 plans in various states

Short, informative text and video lessons are developed by professionals in this field and use detailed examples to make learning the material simple and fun. Check what you have learned at the end of each lesson with a self-assessment quiz that can help you identify what topics you might need to further review.

How It Helps

  • Increases awareness: Provides details that will make you more aware of what 504 plans are used for and how they are developed.
  • Covers various applications: Helps you better understand in what ways 504 plans address specific disorders or conditions.
  • Ensures student success: Increases your chances of creating the right plan or plans for your students to help them achieve academic success.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Prepare for and participate in a 504 plan meeting
  • Understand how 504 plans are used in different academic settings
  • Create 504 plans for different disabilities
  • Adhere to state-specific guidelines for 504 plan development

25 Lessons in Chapter 15: 504 Plans Examples & Information
504 Plan Meeting: Agenda & Requirements

1. 504 Plan Meeting: Agenda & Requirements

Students with mental or physical impairments that limit their ability to benefit from school activities may be eligible for a Section 504 plan. This article outlines the basic requirements and agenda that should be followed in a Section 504 meeting.

Section 504 Plans in Private Schools

2. Section 504 Plans in Private Schools

Parents of children with disabilities often do not realize that many private schools are required to consider all students equally when it comes to admissions and instruction. Read on to learn how Section 504 pertains to private schools.

Section 504 Plans in College

3. Section 504 Plans in College

Section 504 protects the right of students with disabilities to have equal access to education. How does this apply to students who go on to college? This lesson discusses this issue through an example that resembles real-life cases.

Sample 504 Plan for Anxiety Disorder

4. Sample 504 Plan for Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety disorder qualifies as a disability under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. This lesson provides examples of accommodations for a student with an anxiety disorder.

Sample 504 Plan for Diabetes

5. Sample 504 Plan for Diabetes

In this lesson, we will discuss the importance of creating a 504 plan for students with diabetes. We will also provide some examples of accommodations that would benefit these students throughout the school day.

Sample 504 Plan for Asthma

6. Sample 504 Plan for Asthma

Students with asthma may need certain accommodations. 504 plans are created and implemented to protect individuals with disabilities, such as asthma, from discrimination in public programs.

Sample 504 Plan for Dyslexia

7. Sample 504 Plan for Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a lifelong condition that affects a student's reading, writing, and spelling ability. A 504 plan is created to accommodate these learning differences in order to ensure student success. This lesson provides examples of accommodations that can be utilized for a student with dyslexia.

Sample 504 Plan for Food Allergies

8. Sample 504 Plan for Food Allergies

In this lesson, we will discuss the importance of creating a 504 plan for students with severe food allergies. We will also provide some examples of accommodations that would benefit these students in the classroom.

504 Plans in Arizona

9. 504 Plans in Arizona

504 plans refer to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which forbids public schools from discriminating against students with disabilities. Learn how this law applies to Arizona public schools and discover what a 504 plan entails.

504 Plans in California

10. 504 Plans in California

Students with a disability that significantly impacts their ability to learn may be eligible for a 504 plan. These plans provide accommodations to help make the learning process smoother and more effective.

504 Plans in Colorado

11. 504 Plans in Colorado

504 plans provide guidance and support for students with disabilities. Tailored to each student's individual needs, these plans allow all students to receive the same education, regardless of any potential barriers or obstacles.

504 Plans in Florida

12. 504 Plans in Florida

Read this article to learn more about 504 plans in Florida. You'll get information regarding how to obtain one of these plans and how they can help students get the educational help they need.

504 Plans in Georgia

13. 504 Plans in Georgia

To comply with Section 504, Georgia public schools use Student Support Teams to develop 504 plans for students with disabilities. Keep reading to learn how these are developed, explore eligibility requirements and accommodation types, and find online resources to help you learn more about teaching students with disabilities.

504 Plans in Iowa

14. 504 Plans in Iowa

Students in Iowa who have disabilities that impact their ability to have equal access to education are eligible for 504 plans. Read on to learn how students are evaluated, what 504 plans include, and how they are implemented.

504 Plans in Illinois

15. 504 Plans in Illinois

Learn who qualifies for 504 plans in Illinois and find out what types of services and modifications are available to students with disabilities. You can also discover resources to help you provide accommodations to students in your own classroom.

504 Plans in Indiana

16. 504 Plans in Indiana

The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504 ensures that students with disabilities receive accommodations so that they may be successful in the classroom. Read on for the specifics about the 504 plan in Indiana.

504 Plans in Maine

17. 504 Plans in Maine

Learn about the purpose of 504 plans in Maine with this article. You'll also find out the process for getting a 504 plan set up and how it can help children get the education they need.

504 Plans in Maryland

18. 504 Plans in Maryland

Section 504 in Maryland requires that students with disabilities receive appropriate accommodations in order to be successful in the classroom. It also protects those students from discrimination. Read on to learn about details specific to Maryland.

504 Plans in Massachusetts

19. 504 Plans in Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, 504 plans prevent discrimination against children who have disabilities. Read on to learn about eligibility requirements along with the structure and function of these plans.

504 Plans in Michigan

20. 504 Plans in Michigan

If your child is a student with a disability in Michigan, he or she may be eligible for a 504 plan which will give access to extra support items and services in the classroom. Read on to learn more about how the plans are created and about resources to supplement your knowledge of support for students with disabilities.

504 Plans in Missouri

21. 504 Plans in Missouri

Missouri schools must make 504 plans available to qualified students who have disabilities. Learn about what these plans include, how they are developed, and where to find resources that may help educators who implement them.

504 Plans in NY

22. 504 Plans in NY

Find out how 504 plans can help students in New York. You'll get information on setting up and maintaining a 504 plan in this state and learn about some of the accommodations these plans provide.

504 Plans in Ohio

23. 504 Plans in Ohio

Ohio has several legislative measures in place that should be taken into consideration when developing 504 plans for students who attend public and private schools in the state. Learn about the specific codes and standards that have been put in place for students with disabilities.

504 Plans in Virginia

24. 504 Plans in Virginia

Students with disabilities may be eligible for 504 plans in Virginia. Read on to find out how students are placed in classrooms and learn how schools prepare to meet the needs of students.

504 Plans in Wisconsin

25. 504 Plans in Wisconsin

Students with disabilities in Wisconsin public schools (and throughout the country) are often eligible for accommodations and adjustments to ensure that they receive a proper education. These provisions are outlined in 504 plans, named for the law that created them.

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