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Collaborative on Faith and Disability Webinar: "Including Students with Disabilities in Catholic Schools - Finding Ways to Welcome Students from the Sidelines"

Date: March 20, 2019

Time: 1:00PM to 2:00PM

Location: Online


Announcing the 2019 January through May Monthly Webinar Series:

Below you will find basic information about the first webinars in our 2019 Spring Faith and Disability Webinar Series. They are usually held on the third Wednesday of the month, unless otherwise noted. The webinars are being organized and delivered from the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center in Nashville. For more information on the webinars, the Collaborative and related resources, go to http://faithanddisability.org/webinar/. (Note: All webinars will be recorded. Registration is free.)

March 20, 1:00-2:00 p.m. CT
Title: Including Students with Disabilities in Catholic Schools - Finding Ways to Welcome Students from the Sidelines

Description: This webinar will offer insight on the inclusion movement in Catholic schools, the roles and supports of advocacy organizations and starting points and possibilities at the parish school level.

Presenters: Beth Foraker (UC Davis and National Catholic Board on Full Inclusion), Megan Burton (Director of Cathedral Catholic High School's Options program in San Diego), Christie Bonfiglio (Director of University of Notre Dame's PIE Program for Inclusive Education), Lynn Hire (Executive Director of FIRE Foundation), and Gretchen Wahle, Justin Siena High School, Napa, California.

The VKC welcomes persons with disabilities.

Contact kc@vanderbilt.edu or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).