2022 HELIX In-Person Experience: High Expectations for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities
20. School Supports for Students with PANDAS, PANS and Related Disorders: Collaborative Planning
Tuesday November 15, 2022 12:45 PM - 2:45 PM - The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
In this session, participants will identify characteristics of PANDAS, PANS and related disorders that may manifest in school settings, considering symptoms and challenges presented across academic, developmental, and behavioral domains. Participants will describe the roles of various school-based personnel in the planning and support process, addressing productive strategies for communication among professionals and between professionals and families. Throughout the session, participants will apply knowledge gained by completing case-based problem-solving activities in which they consider, recommend and justify accommodations, modifications and supports for case-study students with PANDAS or PANS.
Participants will be able to:
- Describe common characteristics of PANDAS, PANS and related disorders that may manifest in the school setting.
- Identify appropriate personnel to involve, and practices to employ, in designing support plans for students with PANDAS or PANS.
- Engage in case-based problem-solving activities in order to recommend accommodations, modifications and supports for students at varying grade levels who have PANDAS or PANS.
Teachers, administrators, speech language pathologists, related service providers, consultants, training and consulting staff, paraprofessionals, family members
Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Annette Bauerlein, at 810-878-7211, or firstname.lastname@example.org