Section 504 and IDEA: Basic Similarities and Difference

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Section 504 and IDEA: Basic Similarities and Differences

http://www.wrightslaw.com/advoc/articles/504_IDEA_Rosenfeld.html
by S. James Rosenfeld, Esq. President EDLAW, Inc.

This article will familiarize parents with why and how Section 504 impacts the education of children with disabilities; illustrate some of the differences between Section 504 and IDEA; and provide a basic explanation of "how Section 504 works." It is vital to remember, however, that literally volumes have been written on these topics and, therefore, no one should rely solely on this article to undertake legal action.