Week 1 – October 7th, 2021 Theme: Addressing the Needs of Students with Medical Disabilities with Section 504 Plans

Watch this short video on Section 504 Review and Students with Medical Disabilities to learn more about how Section 504 plans can help support students with medical needs including how to address absences, placement, addressing episodic impairment and more: https://www.parentcenterhub.org/section-504-and-students-with-medical-disabilities/

Week 2 – October 14th, 2021 Theme: Learn About the Differences Between IHPs, 504 Plans and IEPs

The Oley Foundation offers this resource to help understand how an Individualized Health Plan (IHP), Section 504, and Individualized Education Program (IEP) might offer different benefits to children with medical needs in the school setting. https://oley.org/page/IHP_IEP_Difference

Week 3 – October 21st, 2021 Theme: Develop and Utilize Sample Health Plans

Individual Health Plans can be part of a 504 plan or IEP. Watch a short video and find sample Individual Health Plans on the PACER website. https://www.pacer.org/health/samplehealthplans.asp

Week 4 – October 28th, 2021 Theme: Understand More About Caring for Children with Special Healthcare Needs During a Disaster

Learn more about Emergency Care Plans for children with special healthcare needs, and reference many additional resources from the CDC. https://www.cdc.gov/childrenindisasters/children-with-special-healthcare-needs.html