Is there a difference between IEPs and 504 Plans?
Yes, there is a difference between IEP (Individualized Education Programs) and 504 Plans. In some areas it’s quite subtle and in others areas there are great differences. We have some great information on our blog about IEPs and 504 Plans including some nuances between the two.
Choosing the right plan for your child may feel daunting if you do not know what these plans entail. Also knowing your child’s legal rights for assistance is important if they have any type of learning or physical disability that may affect their ability to learn.
Here is a great resource for you to learn the difference between the 2 plans, links to learn about your child’s legal rights and a video where an expert also explains the difference courtesy of Understood.org.
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