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MEETING THE NEEDS OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES: IEPs, 504 PLANS, AND RESOLVING CONFLICT
October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Presenters: Attorney Renae Aldana and Cheri Sylla, WSPEI Family Engagement Coordinator, CESA 1
Preparing students with disabilities to be college, career, and community ready is the goal of every school in Wisconsin. To do this, students, who are determined eligible, receive special education services and supports through an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Other students, who do not qualify for special education, may receive accommodations through a 504 Plan. All of this can be confusing and overwhelming to understand and to know how to navigate. Sometimes conflict arises too. In this session, we will review the different parts of the IEP, the difference between IEPs and 504s, and how conflict can be resolved between families and schools. A variety of strategies and resources will be shared.