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Addressing Disparities of Black Students with Disabilities

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Nearly two years of the pandemic have taken a toll on our nation’s students – especially those in the Black community and who are living with disabilities. But, as they say, in every crisis comes opportunity.

Please join Easterseals in a national initiative to improve special education services for Black students, especially those with disabilities. Easterseals is developing culturally responsive online tools and training for Black families and Special Education professionals that will help them successfully navigate the system and advocate for their students with disabilities.

We encourage education leaders, researchers, and family and student advocates to join us as we discuss this curriculum and its implications for overcoming systemic racism in education.

Speakers
Angela F. Williams
President and CEO, Easterseals
Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott
Virginia’s Third Congressional District U.S. House of Representatives
Katy Neas
Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) U.S. Department of Education
Becky Pringle
President National Education Association
Dr. Mildred Boveda
Associate Professor of Special Education Pennsylvania State University
Dr. Maleka Donaldson
Assistant Professor of Education and Child Study Smith College
Dr. Aubry Threlkeld
Dean of the School of Education Endicott College
Eve Hill
Partner Brown Goldstein & Levy
Yetta Myrick
President and Founder, DC Autism Parents, Co-lead of the Family Voices United to End Racism Against CYSHCN and Families Project
Moderator
Angela F. Williams
President and CEO, Easterseals

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