Nontraditional Education and Children with Disabilities
VELA Education Fund was proud to co-host on March 3 an important conversation about meeting the needs of children with disabilities. A panel of parents, educators, and researchers shared their experiences with nontraditional education models and how the flexibility inherent to operating beyond the conventional system can best support children with disabilities.
– Lisa Sims, Lisa Teach Me
– Alisha DeCou, Serenity in Chaos Microschool
– Rochelle Mathews-Somerville, HSLDA
– Rachel Cagliani, University of Georgia
– Hamida Jinnah, University of Georgia
The conversation was moderated by Cheryl Fields-Smith, a researcher at the University of Georgia whose research interests include Black homeschooling families.
The University of Georgia’s Mary Frances Early College of Education also co-sponsored this event.