Event Title

Community Collaboration for Increasing Inclusion

Location

Virtual

Start Date

3-5-2021 12:00 PM

End Date

3-5-2021 1:00 PM

Description

This presentation will examine an “enviable life” for individuals with disabilities and their families. Individuals, families, schools, and communities must work together to support individuals with disabilities and their families to plan and implement their vision of an enviable life. This process begins early childhood and continues across the life span.

Target Audience: Educators and Families

Comments

Jennifer Buchter has worked with young children and families across multiple systems including child welfare, Head Start, early childhood special education, mental health, and advocacy. Her research areas include social skill interventions, inclusion, and preparing educators for long, successful, rewarding careers. She currently is an assistant professor of special education at Eastern Illinois University.

Cori More is an assistant professor at Eastern Illinois University. Her research interests include strategies to promote access to the general education curriculum for students with disabilities, especially young children with Autism spectrum disorder, social emotional strategies, and teacher preparation.

Jennifer L. Stringfellow is an associate Professor in special education at Eastern Illinois University. Her research interests include teacher preparation, self-determination for individuals with disabilities across the life span, and developing academic and behavior instruction for students with significant disabilities.

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Mar 5th, 12:00 PM Mar 5th, 1:00 PM

Community Collaboration for Increasing Inclusion

Virtual

This presentation will examine an “enviable life” for individuals with disabilities and their families. Individuals, families, schools, and communities must work together to support individuals with disabilities and their families to plan and implement their vision of an enviable life. This process begins early childhood and continues across the life span.

Target Audience: Educators and Families