To earn CEUs for this session, you must be present for the entire live event and discussion which will take place Tuesday, June 2 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT. You must also complete the Knowledge Assessment.
A panel of individuals with physical and sensory disabilities who are parents will discuss their experiences, the challenges and rewards of parenthood, and how assistive technology and adaptations helped them raise their children. They will also talk about the harmful stereotypes and misconceptions still existing in the general population about parents with disabilities. The historical legal and policy obstacles created to prevent and discourage people with disabilities from becoming parents will be briefly covered as well.
- Increase the understanding of the variety of perspectives of parenting with a disability.
- Identify the ways individuals with disabilities use assistive technology to help them with parenting.
- Identify the ways individuals adapt traditional parenting styles to accommodate their disability.
Some supplemental materials created by Sarah May and Dave Tucker
Live Moderated Panel Discussion