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Saturday, July 23 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Public school, private school, or home school - what works? LIMITED

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Should a child after epilepsy surgery be educated in a public school, private school, or homeschooled? What are the pros and cons of each placement? This roundtable session will bring several different viewpoints from parents in our community. 

Moderator: Audrey Vernick

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this session are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of any entities they represent or of The Brain Recovery Project.

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Audrey Vernick

Director, Patient and Family Advocacy, The Brain Recovery Project:
Audrey Vernick serves as the Director of Patient and Family Advocacy for The Brain Recovery Project: Childhood Epilepsy Surgery Foundation. Her role is helping patients after epilepsy surgery access medical, educational, vocational, transition, and community living resources across the lifespan. She supports patients and their families in navigating systems, connecting with services, and understanding all areas of disabili... Read More →

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Nicole Abreu Shepard

Volunteer Manager, Curriculum and Literacy, The Brain Recovery Project: Childhood Epilepsy Surgery Foundation
A teacher trained at the University of Chicago’s Urban Teacher Education Program, Nicole dedicated her career to serving low-income, urban and immigrant communities in the public school system; first in Seattle in a high poverty, refugee and immigrant community, then in San Francisco... Read More →
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Douglas Pietersma, Ed.D.

Founder, Alta Meta Enterprises
Dr. Pietersma is a researcher in the field of home education, a home-educating father, the director of a church-based home education support ministry, and a curriculum writer of home education foreign language courses. His professional work includes being the editor of The Home School... Read More →
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Angie Wathan

Montana Empowerment Center

Saturday July 23, 2022 2:00pm - 3:00pm MDT
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