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[IPp] Re: IDEA vs. 504

>On Friday, August 2, "Robyn Moser" <email @ redacted> wrote:
>snip>>As a special education teacher let me explain the difference 
>between 504 and
>IDEA. A school system is mandated by the school to comply with a 504 if they
>receive federal funding, however, a school receives no money from the
>federal government for students who have 504's. That is why schools don't
>want to do 504. Children with diabetes now fall under IDEA which does give
>school districts federal money so as parents we may want to start heading in
that direction snip<<

Hi Robyn,

I don't think Noah would qualify for an IDEA.  I still feel a Section 
504 Plan is the best way to go for us.  I've pasted a website below 
which explains both the IDEA and the 504 and differences between them.


Cindy, mom to 15 y/o Noah
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