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NH-ME LEND Program
The vision of Empower the Learner is that “Each child is unique and needs to be understood, valued and empowered to…..achieve agency, self-advocate for their learning and realize their hopes and dreams.” To support this, ETL has created a tool to help students recognize their strengths and learning challenges and express those to the educational team. The Maine Parent Federation and the Autism Society, with funding through the Maine Developmental Disabilities Council, joined with ETL to modify the program to make it accessible to children who are impacted more significantly by their disability. The goal is to not only empower ALL students but to promote and encourage reasonably higher expectations for children.
University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies
NH-ME LEND Capstone Poster Session
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
parent empowerment, children empowerment
Disability and Equity in Education | Education
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Goodhue, S. (2022). Collaboration to empower every learner (PDF). Poster presented at the NH-ME LEND Capstone Poster Session at University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.