Back to School…IEP’s, 504 Plans and More!

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Join licensed school psychologist, Gena Padgett and high school history teacher / FAOD mom, Beth Folcher to prepare yourself for sending your child(ren) back to school by exploring the differences between IEPs and 504 plans while learning some helpful tips to support your child(ren) in school.



About the Speakers

Gena Padgett is a licensed school psychologist and teacher for the Deaf and hard of hearing in the state of Indiana. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in Deaf Education at Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina and received her Master’s degree in Linguistics from Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. Gena proceeded to Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana where she received her training in School Psychology. She has been an educator for over 25 years with a specialty in evaluating students with low incidence disabilities and health conditions.



Beth Folcher received her M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Lehigh University in 2002. She has been teaching high school history in the Pennsylvania’s public school system for over 24 years, working with all levels of special needs kids. In 2005, her son Luke was born and diagnosed with LCHAD via newborn screening.



Date: 08/13/2021

Gena Padgett & Beth Folcher

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