Section 504 Resources

Grant Wood AEA is providing these various forms, templates and resources as a service to school districts. Districts could choose to adopt these forms, or create forms of their own. If they choose to create forms of their own, please be advised to meet the school district responsibilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the ADAAA of 2008.

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Resources, Guides and Templates

2018-19 Section 504 Coordinator List

Provides an alphabetical listing of known 504 Coordinators in the GWAEA region

A Parent Guide to 504

Outlines the grievance procedure, Parental Rights, and provides a description of 504 policy

Referral Form

Provides documentation of the first step (referral)

Section 504 Information Sheet

Outlines teacher's and staff's responsibilities

Notice of Parent/Student Rights

Describes the rights granted by federal law to students with disabilities

Notice to Parent of 504 Evaluation

Utilized to obtain parental permission

Section 504 Eligibility Decision Flowchart

Explains the eligibility decision-making process

Section 504 Student Eligibility Form

Details the necessary documentation required to determine if a student meets the eligibility criteria


Provides a list (not intended to be all-inclusive) of the possible accommodations as they relate to specific areas of concern

Section 504 Accommodation Plan

Copies of this official plan are distributed to parents, teachers, the student's 504 folder and District 504 Coordinator

Section 504 Compliance Grievance Form

Documents the nature of the complaint and the remedy requested

Section 504 Due Process Procedure

Explains the steps to resolving a complaint

Unilateral Parental Withdrawal From Special Education

Statement from the Iowa DE, which specifies parents rights after unilaterally withdrawing all Special Education Services

FAQ's About Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities

This revised document clarifies the requirements of Section 504 as stated in the Amendments Act 2008

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Post-Secondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

Explains the rights of students planning to pursue post-secondary education

504 Eligibility Data - Classroom Teacher Feedback

A feedback tool for 504 teams to use with teachers when a student being referred for a 504 plan

Receipt of 504 Accommodation Plan

A tool to document the communication of a 504 plan with members responsible for the delivery of 504 accommodations

Section 504 Document Checklist.doc

A document checklist to guide 504 teams in the process of consideration

GWAEA Section 504 Training

Presentation Guide for annual 504 training at GWAEA

Cedar Rapids SD 504 Training

Presentation Guide for 504 training used by Cedar Rapids CSD following ADA Amendments Act of 2008

Intersection of Section 504/ADA and Individual Health Plans


Section 504
“What You Need to Know”

PowerPoint Presentation:
Fred Kinne – Section 504 Coordinator
Melissa Walker – School Nurse Consultant
Iowa Department of Education