Elementary School Accommodations

Elementary School: Accommodations and Sample 504 Plans

Accommodations for a student with an eosinophilic associated disorder should be intended to keep the child safe and healthy in the school environment while protecting the child’s right to receive a Free and Appropriate Public Education.

Accommodations should be written to address the individual needs of the student.

The following are examples of accommodations for a student with an eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorder in elementary school:

  • Allergen interaction plan including medication (i.e., epinephrine/EpiPen®) storage location, administration, etc.
  • List of trained feeding tube administrators (FTA)
  • Description of tasks to be performed by FTA
  • Description of training for FTA
  • How lunch and snacks will be accommodated for safety

  • List of “safe foods”
  • Availability of water/food/restroom access
  • Who will provide safe foods, supplies, etc.
  • Location of storage for formula, safe foods, feeding supplies, etc.
  • Full participation in all school-sponsored field trips and extracurricular activities
  • Accommodations for field trips and special activities (parents should NOT be required to attend for student participation)
  • Extra time/testing accommodations
  • Teacher to provide missed instruction
  • Reasonable time period to make up work
  • Absences without penalty when related to the disorder
  • Guidelines for handling vomiting and bowel disturbances related to the disorder
  • Parent to be notified in advance of special activities
  • Parent to be notified in advance of food-related instruction
  • Parent may send in snack or special instructions
  • Substitute teachers provided with written instructions
  • Equal treatment and encouragement
  • Privacy provided if desired
  • Confidentiality
  • When to notify parents of concerns
  • Emergency contact information

See this sample 504 planning document for more information.

Next: Middle and High School Accommodations

Authored by Jennifer Cardenas, The Right to Learn, http://therighttolearn.net/.©2012, The American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders.