Webinar series: Native Americans Empowered Through Self-Advocacy

This nine-session web series will provide individuals with disabilities and their families with general information about their rights under the laws that protect them.

These webinars will be open to all parents, students,    and families of individuals with disabilities.

Join us at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89591739565

All sessions begin at 5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)

 2/23/22 Session 1: Know your rights

Get familiar with the two main special education laws that impact you and your child: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

3/30/22 session 2: Introduction to Self-advocacy & the Medicine wheel speaker: Hoskie Benally Jr.

Recognize the concept of self-advocacy from a Native perspective and hear Mr. Benally’s personal journey about his disability and how the Medicine Wheel, a Navajo cultural framework is applied to the decision-making process.

Sessions 3 – 9 topics and details on guest speakers will be provided soon.

If you have questions about this web series, please contact Annette Yazzie at (928) 433-0963 or email .