SSDVE Presents: Considerations and Strategies for Accessible Virtual Learning Environments


Session Dates

Thursday November 11, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Webinar

This session supports practitioners in becoming fully aware of the latest policies relevant to supporting students with disabilities in virtual learning environments. Presenters will share considerations and perspectives from the field concerning the accessibility of virtual environments, resources, and experiences. Digital solutions will be provided for ensuring learning activities are accessible across in-person, hybrid, and virtual learning environments.


Participants will:

  • Identify policies and procedures for supporting students with disabilities in virtual and hybrid environments, set forth by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Bureau of Special Education.
  • Access and describe the educational resources provided by PaTTAN for use in the support of students with disabilities in virtual and hybrid environments.
  • Describe knowledge of evidence-based strategies and practices for use in the support of students with disabilities in virtual and hybrid environments.

Target Audience

General and Special Education Teachers, School Psychologist, Physical Therapist, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Behavior Specialist, Special Education Administrators, Principals, other administrators. 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: Sadie Hetrick, at 717-901-2273, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


Dr. David Bateman, Dr. Sean Smith

Event Contact:


Sadie Hetrick

Content Contact:

Ethan Pan

Additional Info

All sessions will be captioned.

The "SSDVE Presents:" series will offer future relevant sessions with varying topics to provide educators, service providers, and parents resources and supports for navigating education in virtual environments. Please check often for new sessions, which will be added soon.