Wednesday, March 18, 2015: 1:30 PM-2:45 PM
Convention Center: 607
Intended Audience: Middle/High, K-12
|Speakers:||Marjorie K. Ellis, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, PA; Monica Lepore, West Chester University, West Chester, PA; Dave Worst, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, PA; and Whitney Sharp, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, PA|
2013 was historical in that the U.S. Department of Education clarified the responsibilities of public schools in ensuring that students with disabilities be given opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities, including sports teams, equal to that of students without disabilities. Extracurricular activities for students with disabilities may include both the student's school and adapted athletic teams. This presentation provides the most updated information and strategies for ensuring student success in extracurricular programs, including adapted athletics.
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