Students with disabilities are at a greater risk of being bullied at school than their peers. This presentation will equip parents with remedies after their student is bullied and will also provide ideas for how to prevent bullying.
About our presenter: Colleen Elbe is a Senior Attorney and Regional Manager with Disability Rights Texas in Lubbock, Texas. Colleen graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of New Mexico and a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University. Prior to law school, she worked for a state family preservation contractor providing therapy to families at risk of losing their children to the foster care system. Colleen is a graduate of Texas Tech School of Law where she was a Board of Barristers member and graduated with a Health Law Certificate. After graduation from law school, Colleen received a fellowship from Equal Justice Works to represent students with disabilities facing illegal suspension or expulsion.
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Partners Resource Network is a non-profit agency that operates the Texas statewide network of Parent Training and Information Centers – PATH, PEN and TEAM. Texas PTI’s are funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).
To learn more about our free services to parents of children with disabilities, please visit our website at https://prntexas.org/ or call us at 1.800.866.4726