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Overcoming Systemic Racism in the Education System to Build Equity for Students with Disabilities of Color
For centuries, students with disabilities, particularly those who identify with underserved or marginalized populations have been faced with extraordinary challenges as they navigate the school system as a young person with a disability of color. Educators are presented with challenges in connecting with individuals of different backgrounds in addition to providing quality integrated special education services that lead to competitive, integrated employment outcomes. Providers of services for youth with disabilities are hungry for resources to support their colleagues in the education system to enable and empower them to raise the bar in providing equal services to youth with disabilities of color. During this webinar, participants will learn how to apply assessment tools and unique strategies that help in breaking barriers and identifying realistic solutions to supporting students with disabilities of color that are struggling to navigate the complexities of being an underserved or marginalized population in local education system.

Presenters:

Hassan Davis
J.D
National Speaker/Author/ Trainer

Chisa O’Quinn
Program Manager
Washington Initiative for Supported Employment

Kim Gibson
M.S.W.
Executive Director, disABILITY LINK

Aug 10, 2021 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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