Learn More Series: History of Treatment of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities with Dr. Michael Wehmeyer
For this Learn More Series keynote speaker event, Dr. Michael L. Wehmeyer joins us from The University of Kansas Department of Special Education to give a longitudinal view of the history of the treatment of people with intellectual disabilities. This event was originally hosted via Zoom on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Dr. Wehmeyer was introduced by Oscar […]
According to Michael L. Wehmeyer, University of Kansas Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor and chair of special education and an expert on education and supporting youth and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the fight to create support systems, accommodations, and self-advocacy for such people has changed significantly from the 1800s to today.
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