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Thursday, October 25 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
216. Disability Awareness: A Proactive Strategy for Improving School Communities FULL

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Awareness is the foundation of empathy.  For students to develop empathy, they must first gain an awareness of differences. This discussion based workshop will introduce the concept of disability awareness. By sharing case studies, resources, and hands on activities participants will leave with a better understanding of this concept and new tools to start implementing in their classrooms.

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Sam Drazin

Executive Director, Changing Perspectives
Sam Drazin is a certified elementary educator and former elementary school teacher. Sam was born with Treacher Collins Syndrome, a rare congenital disorder resulting in both facial anomaly and hearing loss. As a child, Sam underwent seven surgeries while attending his local public... Read More →

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Changing Perspectives

Changing Perspectives is a 501c3 not for profit organization which provides disability awareness programs in schools. We develop curriculum and provide on going educator trainings.Changing Perspectives engages students in open dialogue and real world experiences in an effort to promote... Read More →

Thursday October 25, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm PDT
Milpitas Room 1290 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95131