Event Title

Increasing Access to Inclusion for Students with Disabilities

Location

Virtual

Start Date

3-5-2021 11:00 AM

End Date

3-5-2021 12:00 PM

Description

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act requires students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education and access to the general education curriculum, yet students with disabilities are often segregated in self-contained classrooms and schools. This presentation will advocate for inclusive rather than exclusive special education services.

Target Audience: Pre-K through 12 Teachers

Comments

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 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 a professor of special education at Eastern Illinois University.

Jennifer L. Stringfellow is an Associate Professor at Eastern Illinois University in the Special Education Department. She has taught at EIU since 2009. 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, 11:00 AM Mar 5th, 12:00 PM

Increasing Access to Inclusion for Students with Disabilities

Virtual

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act requires students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education and access to the general education curriculum, yet students with disabilities are often segregated in self-contained classrooms and schools. This presentation will advocate for inclusive rather than exclusive special education services.

Target Audience: Pre-K through 12 Teachers