Parents and Family
A look at the process
Contact the 504 Chairperson at the child’s school to request a Section 504 Evaluation.
Parent and/or Guardian must sign consent giving permission for the evaluation to be done.
Attend the Section 504 evaluation meeting when invited.
If the committee determines the child is eligible for services, the child will receive an accommodation plan with provided services.
A Section 504 Review meeting will be held each year to review and/or update the child’s Individual Accommodation Plan.
Your role as parent and/or guardian
Sign and Return
Sign and return the Notice and Consent to the school’s Section 504 Chairperson as soon as possible.Give Input
Complete the Parent Input Form as soon as possible and return it to the school’s Section 504 Chairperson.Provide Info
If your child has been diagnosed with a mental or physical impairment, be prepared to present updated documentation.Be There
Attend meetings held on behalf of your child. Contact the Section 504 Chairperson if you are unable to attend.
Section 504 FAQ's for Parents
An impairment is only considered a disability under Section 504 when it reaches the level that it is limiting a major life activity.
No, each decision on eligibility is made on an individual basis.