Activist and entrepreneur Megan Bomgaars said schools should place students with disabilities in general education settings. In the keynote address at the Thompson Policy Institute on Disability’s 2021 Virtual Summit on DisAbility and Inclusion, Bomgaars said schools and communities need to encourage all students to follow their dreams, to be anything they want without limits.
Chapman University’s Thompson Policy Institute (TPI) recently held its fourth annual DisAbility Summit, where it shared its latest research findings and reinforced the importance of its community partnerships. The overarching theme of the summit was the principle that, at TPI, research informs practice and practice informs research. TPI’s Director Don Cardinal, Ph.D., described the relationship
Chapman University’s recent Second Annual State of Research and Creative Activity celebrated the university’s accomplishments in research and creative activity as well as recognized the support of selected sponsors. This year’s award recipients included the William and Nancy Thompson Family Foundation, which is a national leader in autism-related legislative efforts and an active partner with
The 3rd Annual DisAbility Summit will be hosted by the Attallah College of Education and the Thompson Policy Institute (TPI) on Disability and Autism at Chapman University on May 7. This year’s summit will discuss the inclusion of students with disabilities in the K-12 educational system in the state of California and transitional services for