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Who is eligible for a 504 Plan?

  • The student must have an illness, condition or disability that causes a substantial limitation of his or her ability to learn, or have a substantial limitation in one of the other major life activities to be eligible for a 504 plan.

  • Major life activities include:
    walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, working, caring for oneself, and performing manual tasks.

  • Your school guidance counselor, school nurse or principal will assist you in developing a 504 Plan.

  • Students who do not qualify for an IEP  or Special Education might be eligible for a 504 Plan.

  • A 504 Plan is not a Special Education service.