IEP vs. 504 Plan: What's the Difference?
School can be a stressful environment for the child and a time of vulnerability. Appropriate accommodations and modifications can reduce stress and can assist in achieving and maintaining educational success.
As a parent, you are your child's greatest advocate, supporter, and cheerleader. By becoming knowledgeable regarding educational laws as well as services and programs available within your community, you can ensure that your child receives a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). There are two primary laws that cover your child's rights to a public education:
Getting Organized for School
Students have a lot of responsibilities: starting with everyday classwork, writing down and doing homework, and ending with remembering to take the completed homework back to school! Learning to prioritize and plan is especially challenging for students diagnosed as having ADHD. Click on the file below, "Getting Organized", for tips to help you get your child organized for school and strategies for managing assignments and deadlines.