Write 2-4 well developed paragraphs addressing the following questions:
- In what ways are IDEA and Section 504 similar?
- In what ways do IDEA and Section 504 differ?
- If a parent approaches you requesting accommodations for their child, how would you determine whether an IEP or a 504 plan is most appropriate?
- What are common reasons schools/ districts face legal challenges related to violations of IDEA and/ or Section 504? How could these challenges be avoided?
- How does IDEA and Section 504 apply to your desired role (school leader, athletic director, higher education professional, etc.)?
Cite evidence for the course readings or other scholarly sources to support your statements. Use APA formatted citations and include an APA formatted reference section (as needed).