Simulations have been used in teacher preparation programs for quite some time. However, use of a real parent of a child with a disability to meet with future special educators in a simulation hasn’t been described in previously. This session will include practical information on how a parent of a child with a disability can participate in a simulation to promote inclusion and family-centered practices. Simulations with a parent of a child with a disability can promote inclusive and family-centered practices with future special educators.
Adam Moore, Joanne Eichinger, Emily Clapham