ICASE Virtual Pop Up Webinar
June 23, 2020
COVID-19: Disabled Students and Our Challenges Moving Forward
Jason Clagg, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
The presentation will identify areas of concern, suggest possible solutions, and promote discussion related to the return of students and employees.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Pivoting Our Responses: Practical Solutions from a Panel of Directors
Angie Balsley, Earlywood
Jill Lambert, Greenwood Community
Jen Scott, Franklin Community
Building Virtual Language Access Tools for DHH Students in IEPs
Rebecca Buchan, LUNA Language Services
Rebecca Buchan intends to examine the virtual solutions that have been recently uncovered and created to assist Deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students in feeling fully involved in the virtual classroom environment and overcoming language barriers to access equitable education. Buchan will assess how these tools may continue to help DHH students in the future and be integrated into IEPs to continue to provide greatest educational outcomes and to overcome the barrier of finding qualified educational interpreters in their local communities.
The New Normal: Special Education Legal Considerations for the Reopening of School
Jessica Billingsley, Church Church Hittle + Antrim
Identify, analyze and trouble-shoot special education legal considerations resulting from the COVID-19 school closures and school reopening in the Fall of 2020.