How to Engage Students with Disabilities
Includes a Live Event on 08/17/2022 at 7:30 PM (EDT)
Everyone deserves access to quality education. But if you’re like most educators, you may feel ill-equipped to offer meaningful curriculum to your students with disabilities. By the end of this webinar, you’ll gain three researched-based teaching strategies, three activities and four resources you can use to create more inclusive, more effective learning environments for students with developmental differences.
Kirsti Lewis helped develop an inclusive theater troupe in Florida which inspired her thesis on society’s misguided assumptions about people with disabilities. In 2016, she founded People Like Us, and currently serves as the non-profit’s Executive Director. Along with her team of therapists, educators, and performers with disabilities, she has developed a four-course curriculum that helps educators use the performing arts to create more effective learning environments for students with developmental disabilities. Kirsti also serves as an Executive Board member for Georgia’s Council of Exceptional Children.
Lauren Modawell is a performer with an unknown intellectual disability and rare genetic disorder. Her lived experience gives her a unique perspective on the intersection of art and disability. She currently serves as an on-site consultant and course instructor for People Like Us.