Accommodating the needs of designated students
Full parental participation in the 504 plan process, however, is important for the student's academic success.It's important to note that students with IEPs are also entitled to the additional protections and services offered by 504 plans.TEA accessibility policies may apply to any student taking STAAR or TELPAS depending on his or her needs and whether or not the student meets the eligibility criteria, if applicable. Within each category are links to policy documents that provide more specific information.NOTE: The 2019–2020 Accessibility Policy Documents are currently being updated and the links to the PDFs will be available soon on this web page.(coming soon) The 2019–2020 Training Document (PDF) outlines the steps to take when completing an Accommodation Request Form in the online system.It is recommended that all educators completing the online Accommodation Request Form review this document prior to submitting the form to TEA.
A 504 plan should be considered when a student isn't benefiting from instruction due to a physical or mental impairment.
Any 504 plan team member, including the parent, may call for a 504 plan review at any time if there is an educational concern or change in the student's needs.
The plan can be terminated if the 504 team determines that the student: Parents have the right to choose where their kids will be educated.
After reviewing academic and medical records and interviewing the student and parents, the 504 team determines if the child is eligible to have a 504 plan put in place.
Sometimes school officials and parents disagree about eligibility.