Connecting with and Engaging Students with Disabilities in Afterschool and Summer Learning

This webinar highlighted the importance of ensuring that afterschool and summer learning programs are engaging young people with disabilities, underscoring the U.S. Department of Education’s Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) which makes available a free appropriate public education to eligible children with disabilities throughout the nation and ensures special education and related services to those children. Viewers will learn about a range of strategies and resources that can be utilized to ensure that students with disabilities are both engaged and able to add their voices to afterschool and summer learning programs nationwide.

Webinar Participants

Glenna Wright-Gallo, U.S. Department of Education

Dr. Carlene Reid, U.S. Department of Education

Meeta Sharma-Holt, Sharma-Holt Consulting

Dr. Ashlyn Smith, Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools

Stacie Strotman, Covington Partners

Dr. Mary Miller-Baker, Edgewood Independent School District

Aaron Dworkin, National Summer Learning Association

Dr. Sheronda Witter, U.S. Department of Education

Webinar Resources

Webinar Slides