The 504 Plan vs. the IEP

The 504 Plan vs. the IEP

The 504 Plan: 1. is for a student with a disability who does not qualify for special education services 2. outlines services needed to remove barriers to learning 3. originates from Section 504 of the Rehabilitaiton Act of 1973 The IEP: 1. schools must provide special education services 2. allows for an individualized education program (IEP) for a student with a qualifying disability 3. identifies educational goals objectives to address the needs of a student with a disability

The 504 Plan:
1. is for a student with a disability who does not qualify for special education services
2. outlines services needed to remove barriers to learning
3. originates from Section 504 of the Rehabilitaiton Act of 1973

The IEP:
1. schools must provide special education services
2. allows for an individualized education program (IEP) for a student with a qualifying disability
3. identifies educational goals objectives to address the needs of a student with a disability