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School Resources

Informing your child's school personnel about Juvenile Myositis is important. Parents have reported a variety of avenues they have taken in order to do this. Depending on your child's situation and your school district, the following information may be of assistance to you:

Communicating with Your Child’s Educators

504 and IEP Plan Information

State Resource Sheets for Disability Related Issues
www.nichcy.org/states.htm

Special Education & Rehabilitative Services Legislation (IDEA & The Rehabilitation Act)
www.ed.gov/policy/speced/leg/edpicks.jhtml?src=ln

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/504faq.html

The Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) 
www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED449634.pdf

IEP's versus 504 Plans
www.slc.sevier.org/iepv504.htm

Guide to the Individualized Education Program
www.ed.gov/parents/needs/speced/iepguide/index.html