“IEP or a 504 Plan: Which Is Best for Your Child?” [podcast episode #234]
Tune in to listen as Matt Cohen, Esq., explains the key advantages and disadvantages of IEPs and 504 Plans for students with ADHD; how to identify the solution best suited for your child; and how to create a bulletproof IEP or 504 Plan and ensure that it’s implemented.
Listen to “IEP or a 504 Plan: Which Is Best for Your Child?” with Matt Cohen, Esq.
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Which academic plans, programs, accommodations, and services will help my child learn and succeed in school? It’s the question every parent asks — particularly if their child has ADHD — and the one that’s hardest to answer because it depends so heavily on each child’s strengths, weaknesses, and challenges. As a result, parents are often confused about the benefits of an IEP vs. a 504 Plan, and they don’t know how to determine which solution would best meet their child’s challenges.
This webinar will highlight key advantages and disadvantages of IEPs and 504 Plans for children with ADHD. It will help parents identify the solution best suited for their child. And it will teach parents strategies for maximizing school services and minimizing the chance that educators will fail to enforce these invaluable plans.
- “My first webinar. Excellent speaker and moderator.
Thanks for sharing slides.”
- “A lot of excellent information. It was nearly going too fast for me to process! But I know I can listen again to it, so that will help. Thank you so much for your work!”
- “I was honestly shocked that an IEP will not follow my son to college. I will be contacting my 9-year-old’s school for furthering questioning about several things I learned today. Thank you for the great info.”
Related recommended resources:
- What Is an IEP? Everything You Need to Know About IDEA, IEPs, and 504 Plans
- An IEP vs. a 504 Plan: What’s What?
- Cooking Up an IEP
This ADHD Experts webinar was first broadcast live on October 9, 2018.
Matthew Cohen, J.D., is a member of the ADDitude ADHD Medical Review Panel.
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Updated on July 15, 2021