Classroom accommodations for students with ADHD

by Liz Matheis – Whether your child has a 504 Plan or an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), make certain that its outlined accommodations reflect his unique learning style and needs. Let me start by explaining the basic difference between a 504 Plan and an IEP. The 504 Plan is guided by the American with Disabilities […]

Federal Law: Section 504 Helps Students

by Kristen Houghton- In most areas of the country the school year is just about half over. Yet you may be noticing that after four months of school, your child seems to be having problems. If you’re educational law-savvy, you know that your child has certain rights. Do you know what educational rights your child […]

School-Wide Student Accommodation Upheld at Court

An elementary school was sued after starting a nut-free policy to accommodate one student.

by Brian Smith – A Michigan Court of Appeals panel upheld a decision Tuesday dismissing a lawsuit over a Romeo-area elementary school’s policy creating a nut-free school. The unpublished opinion addresses a lawsuit filed by the parent of a student at Hevel Elementary School challenging the decision of Romeo Community Schools to make the elementary […]