Field Trip: Lawsuits and Allergies and 504 Plans, Oh My!

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Peanut butter and jelly: a staple for children everywhere, right?

Maybe when we were kids… but today, schools increasingly have to reckon with a rising number of students with allergies, many of whom now have 504 Plans that lay out in detail what accommodations must be made.

We’re speaking with attorney John B. Comegno II, president and founder of the Comegno Law Group, about:

  • How Section 504 applies to students with allergies
  • Does a medical diagnosis require a 504 Plan?
  • What is – and what may not be – required of schools under Section 504
  • Why it’s important to be careful with language when agreeing to 504 Plans
  • How schools should work to ensure students with allergies have access to the same opportunities as other students

 

Get More Info:
See our in-depth video series with John Comegno: Understanding Section 504