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How to Request a 504 Plan

Has your child been diagnosed with ADHD or is simply struggling in school and you would like to request an evaluation for a 504 plan for accommodations but aren’t sure how to get started? Check out the links below for information on what the 504 process is, who qualifies for it, how to request an evaluation, and what to expect during the evaluation, and lots more!






How to Request an IEP

Has your child received a diagnosis such as Autism, Down Syndrome, or even severe ADHD and you are concerned they are struggling in school but not sure how to help? They may qualify for an Individualized Education Plan or IEP. Check out the links below for the process for requesting an evaluation for an IEP, the process schools to follow for evaluation, and what you as a parent should expect and need to provide.






Has your child previously been evaluated but still struggling? You can also request a Re-Evaluation at any time. Check out the following sample letter below.



Section 504 Accommodations

Similar to Chapter 15 – is a part of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. It is not a special education program. Any student with a disability that interferes with a major life activity is qualified for educational services and accommodations. Student does not get an IEP. Conditions include: ADHD; Dyslexia: Severe Asthma; and others.


Individuals with Disabilities Education Act – passed Congress in 1975 to ensure all children with disabilities in the U.S. receive free and appropriate public education (FAPE)- Birth to 3 years old is under Part C of IDEA Act. From third birthday to 1st grade is under Part B:Section 619 of IDEA.

ADDA – Attention Deficit Disorder Association

Attention Deficit Disorder Association Info & resources for those with ADHD. Need school support?  Tons of virtual options as well.

Additude Magazine

Additude Magazine Multi-resource site for ADHD and learning disorders

ADHD Information Resources

Excel At Life

Public research-based psychological information in a usable format to assist with each individual’s pursuit of understanding and personal growth. The belief of Excel At Life is that everyone should have access to these resources.

Browse articles, videos, & complete questionnaires and diaries without needing to join or pay a fee.  Also can download Excel At Life’s free apps for self-improvement and managing stress, anxiety, and depression.

Medication Comparison Guide for Caregivers

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