Section 504

Section 504 Resources

Grant Wood AEA provides 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 a district chooses to create forms of their own, they are advised to meet the school district responsibilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the ADAAA of 2008.

Resources, Guides and Templates

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

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

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

Intersection of Section 504/ADA and Individual Health Plans

This memorandum is to remind school officials about the relationship between Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and individualized health plans or IHPs and other similar plans.

Section 504 “What You Need to Know”

PowerPoint Presentation: Fred Kinne – EdEquity Consulting LLC

Summary of COVID-19 Recovery Services

Updated 5/4/21. COVID-19 Recovery Services are services provided in addition to those services and supports identified in an eligible individual's IEP or IFSP. These are designed to minimize the compounding effects of those skills not being taught to due closures related to COVID-19.

Important contacts

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Leigh McEwen

504 Coordinator

563-212-0159 Email Leigh McEwen