Education Equity: Leading the Inclusion Revolution

Talk

WHEN January 13, 2019
6:30-8pm WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

Building an inclusive society where all children learn together and participate equitably hinges on providing inclusion for all. Join us to discuss international trends and best practices in inclusion for children with disabilities. This talk explores relevant theories, supports and strategies of how society can best support children across the full spectrum of learning and emotional needs in the classroom and community.

Speakers
  • Kristie Patten Koenig, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy; Department Chair, NYU Steinhardt
  • Janet Njelesani, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, NYU Steinhardt
  • Stephen Shore, Autistic Professor of Special Education, Adelphi University
  • Her Excellency Jameela Al Muhairi, Minister of State for Public Education for the United Arab Emirates, Individuals
  • Lawrence Carter Long, Director of Communications, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF) and Director, Disability & Media Alliance Project, Individuals
Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

In Collaboration with

Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, NYU

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