How do I advocate for 504 accommodations for ADHD innattentiveness adolescent w/documented depression?
15 yr old female relative struggling emotionally & academically. I've been told by admin that I have no say in 504 & accommodations. What are rights? What are accommodations I may ask for? Are there limits in amount of accommodations?
As a parent, you most definitely have a say in your child's education. You also have a right to bring a special education advocate with you to your child's meetings, although in some states this would be at your own expense.
Here are some websites that may be of help to you in addition to what is mentioned by other posters:
I'm not an expert in this field, but wanted to give you some kind of an answer to get you headed in the right direction.
I think you as the parent do have a say in what goes into the 504 plan for your daughter. There are probably local advocacy groups that you can check with to get the must up-to-date information on the laws and rights in your state and county. In the meantime, here are a few links you may want to check out. Don't be afraid to ask questions as well as clarification on terms and processes.