Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD)

What Are My Child’s 504 and IEP Rights for Distance Learning?

August 6, 2020

Podcast Transcript:  

Due to the impact of COVID-19, many schools are having to change from face-to-face teaching to remote learning or even a hybrid environment. For students with ADHD who required classroom accommodations, whether through a 504 plan or an IEP, will the same guidelines apply in each learning situation? Dr. Jeffrey Katz gives parents insight into the child’s rights to educational accommodations for the 2020-2021 school year.  

Jeffrey Katz, PhD: 
Dr. Katz is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is presently the Co-Chair of CHADD’s Public Policy Committee, serves on the Professional Advisory Board and is a past member of the Board of Directors. Dr. Katz specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents and adults with an emphasis on ADHD as well as other behavioral and learning issues. In addition, Dr. Katz frequently attends school meetings, bringing his knowledge of ADHD, learning disabilities, and school-based interventions, together with his knowledge of educational regulations, to ensure that students receive the support they need. He also serves on the Disabilities Advisory Committee of Tidewater Community College.  

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