Coming Together for Students with Exceptionalities

DEPARTMENT OF EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT EDUCATION, HOOT presents a Community Outreach EventPanel Moderator: Daniely Lins da Silva – DESE Honors in the major (HOOT) student, Founder & Director of a support group for Brazilian families of special needs children living in South Florida Autism activist, and mother of neurodiverse children.

Through empowerment and unison, we can better the life and education of students with disabilities. This moderated panel discussion will address the importance of early intervention, how to prepare yourself for an IEP meeting, roles of the educator-activist, and how teachers can support their community to become more inclusive, as it truly takes a village!

Join Our Guest Panel: Riane SantaCruz De Melo, FAU alumnus, (Former) Broward Early Steps Service Coordinator; Fabiola Ana Torrez-Chalifour Parent Coach & Advocacy Coordinator at United Community Options of Broward, Palm Beach & Mid-Coast Counties UCO, Broward Autism Foundation President; Kelly Thomas, FAU alumnus, School District of Palm Beach County Teacher; Marissa Kase, Ed.D., School District of Palm Beach County Teacher, CEC President.

Free Event - Open to COE students, faculty, staff & interested individuals.

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Friday, October 15 at 4:30pm to 6:30pm

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