|Session ID: 201874
Seats Filled: 0 / 500
Contact Person: Maria Palomino
Location:HEAD START MULTIPURPOSE CENTER, Head Start MultiPurpose Center
Credits: (6) Contact Hours;
Important Breakout Information:
The Empowering Perceptions conference will focus on fostering a sense of community and belonging among individuals with disabilities, their families, caregivers, and educators. It provides a platform for people to come together, share experiences, and build supportive networks. The conference will raise awareness about disabilities, challenges faced by individuals, and strategies for creating a more inclusive society. Educational sessions and workshops will help disseminate accurate information and promote understanding of strategies that are research-based and that maintain high-quality standards for individuals with disabilities. By ensuring we have empowering spaces for individuals with disabilities, service providers and educators to provide strategies that can improve the implementation of inclusive practices in education in the community. The conference will serve as a platform for professionals in the field to share knowledge, best practices, and research findings. It will facilitate networking and collaboration among researchers, practitioners, and policymakers, leading to the development of innovative solutions and advancements in the disability-related field. By ensuring that the conference itself is accessible and inclusive, organizers can set an example for how events and public spaces should be designed to accommodate individuals with various disabilities. This can create a ripple effect, promoting a culture of inclusivity in other events and public settings. Our recharged and revamped conference will serve as a source of inspiration and motivation for individuals with disabilities, highlighting success stories, achievements, and advancements in special education. It will encourage teachers, parents, and individuals with disabilities to pursue their goals and aspirations, despite any challenges they may face.