Disability rights groups and parents of children with disabilities filed a federal lawsuit today challenging a South Carolina law that bans school districts from imposing mask mandates in schools. The parents and disability rights groups represent students whose disability, including underlying health conditions, makes them particularly susceptible to severe illness from COVID-19, and argue that the ban on mask mandates effectively excludes these students from public schools, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act.
Come join us for a free webinar which features the Disability Road Map Film Preview, speakers Dan Habib and his son Samuel as well as a couple of individuals from South Carolina who have created their own “road map”.
Equip your students with the skills necessary to successfully transition to adulthood and live independent lives by attending this virtual ‘field trip’ experience!
Empowering a Future is a professional development opportunity for educators and service providers working with youth with disabilities who are transitioning to adulthood.