IDEA Discussion: Neurodiversity 101, 5/28
Join IDEA for an evening of education and sharing about brain-based disabilities. Learn from a panel including special educators, parents, and activists about building a more inclusive and equitable society for everyone. Please come to share your experiences and learn from each other.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
- Kathy Chumas, Head of The Diener School
- Deborah Reber, Author and Founder of TiLT Parenting
- Robin Roscigno, Researcher, Advocate, Parent, and Teacher
- Emily Weiner, Learning Specialist at Green Acres School
Kathy Chumas is the head of The Diener School, where she has served in a variety of roles including Occupational Therapist and Director of Admissions and Therapeutic Services.
Emily Weiner is the Green Acres School Learning Coordinator for Pre-K–8th grade. She holds both a B.A. and a master’s degree from the University of Maryland in speech language pathology. In addition to maintaining her private practice for 17 years, Emily has served as a speech language pathologist at Temple Beth Ami Nursery School and at the Lab School of Washington.
Deborah Reber is a New York Times bestselling author and founder of TiLT Parenting, a top resource and podcast for parents raising neurologically atypical children. A regular contributor to Psychology Today and ADDitude Magazine, Debbie’s newest book is Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World.
Robin Roscigno is a researcher, advocate, parent and teacher specializing in education for students with disabilities, and board member of the Society for Disability Studies.