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All-star panel opens OCALICONLINE 2022


The Department’s Office for Exceptional Children and OCALI welcome a dynamic opening panel session to OCALICONLINE 2022 – featuring world-renowned leaders Haben Girma, Judy Huemann and Temple Grandin. Haben Girma is the first Deafblind person to graduate from Harvard Law School and a human rights lawyer advancing disability justice. Judy Heumann is a lifelong advocate for the rights of disabled people and was one of the stars in the hit Netflix documentary “Crip Camp.” Temple Grandin is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University and a prominent author and speaker on both autism and animal behavior.

A candid conversation with these three luminaries, leaders and legends kicks off the world’s premier autism and disabilities conference at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15. Details and registration information are at the event website.

The Ohio Department of Education is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.  Attendees will have the opportunity to request an accommodation or support when they register for OCALICONLINE. Conference organizers request at least two weeks’ advance notice to arrange accommodations.