Join Us for an Important Conversation on Disability Rights & Education

The shortage of teachers, the lasting impact of the coronavirus pandemic, and the continued strain on resources have hit America’s nearly 7 million students with disabilities especially hard. As we navigate these challenges, it is crucial to address the specific needs of this community and explore solutions for a more inclusive and equitable education system. Join us and the Washington Post Live to learn more. 

Event Details

  • Thursday, June 20  

11:00 a.m. ET  

Washington Post Live

Featured Speakers

  • Miguel Cardona, U.S. Secretary of Education
  • Rebecca Cokley, Program Officer for U.S. Disability Rights, Ford Foundation
  • Jacqueline Rodriguez, CEO, National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)

Key Discussion Topics

  • How the current shortage of teachers affects students with disabilities and their families.
  • An in-depth look at the classroom experience for students with disabilities in the aftermath of the pandemic.
  • Strategies for involving students with disabilities in shaping their educational futures.
  • The latest resources and technologies available to support students, educators, and families.
  • The vital impact of special educators and how they can be supported.
  • Insights into how general educators can better support students with disabilities.

Join us for this critical discussion to better understand the current state of disability rights in education and learn about actionable solutions to help create a more inclusive future for all students.

We hope to see you there!

Register here for the Washington Post Live event.