Community Conversations: Emergency Home Learning and Students with Special Needs

Emergency Home Learning and Students with Special Needs
Wednesday, April 22 from 4 – 5 pm via Zoom   Zoom registration required: Please click here!
Dr. Gina Riley, Program Coordinator/Clinical Professor: Adolescent Special Education Program, CUNY – Hunter College
 Dr. Tammy Ellis-Robinson, Assistant Professor, Educational & Counseling Psychology, UAlbany
 Caralee Kardash, Special Education Executive Principal, Capital Region BOCES

In this conversation, we will discuss emergency home learning during the current COVID crisis and parenting/educating children with special needs. Within this conversation, we will review:
  • Utilizing school-based resources
  • Differentiation within the emergency home learning environment
  • Facilitating emergency home learning for students with special needs/working from home
  • Distinct needs of caregivers
  • The benefits and challenges of emergency home learning from a special education perspective.
We will also have a Q and A period, where parents can share their own specific thoughts/concerns.