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Town Hall: Back to School for K-12 Students in Vermont with Disabilities or Special Health Needs – 9/18
September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
As the new school year begins, families of children with disabilities or special health needs are making hard choices about what works best for their family. There is so much information which changes constantly that it can be hard to keep up with it all. In this Town Hall, we’ll answer some of the most common questions that families are asking. You are invited to submit your questions in advance to EventsCoordinator@vtfn.org.
Vermont Family Network: Karen Price, Co-Director Family Support-Education
Education (Vermont Agency of Education): Dr. Jacqueline Kelleher, State Director for Special Education; Tracy Harris, Coordinator for Behavioral Supports; Katy Langevin; and Ernie Wheeler, Education Consultant, Ed Surrogate
Health: Monica Ogelby, Children with Special Health Needs Director, Maternal and Child Health Division, Vermont Department of Health and Dr. Jill Rinehart, Pediatrician and Director of the Pediatric Residency Program at UVMMC
Disability Law: Rachel Seelig, Staff Attorney, Disability Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid