What Is Typically Included in a 504 Plan?


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Although there is no legal requirement, the 504 plan should contain a list of accommodations that the student will receive and the name of the person providing the accommodations. It is also common to have the name of the person who will ensure that the accommodations are provided.

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Accommodations often include such things as extended time to complete assignments, reduced workload and allowing time for the student to take breaks. The main focus of the 504 plan is to ensure that a student is not intentionally or inadvertently discriminated against based on a temporary or permanent disability. If a guardian feels that the 504 plan does not sufficiently address the needs of their student, he should make his concerns known so that further accommodations can be implemented.

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