Elevating the Voices of Disabled Students

Do you have a story to tell as the parent of a child with a disability working with schools or as a former student provided support through an IEP or 504 plan?

By collecting stories of families and individuals with lived experiences of disability in education we can better represent these voices in by including them in our trainings. These real experiences help provide connection, insight and perspective as we work with families and students to move inclusive practices forward.  

How It Works

How to submit your story:

There are multiple ways to record and share your story. You can use YouTube, Zoom, FLIP, your phone or your computer to make videos. You can also tell your story using Google Slides, Powerpoint, Docs or Word. 

Email it to us or share the link at SESCParents@gmail.com. The story will be stored on our private Google Drive and educators will have access to it there. 

To use the FLIP website:   

  1. Click on the link/QR code to the category that you’d like to share about  as a family member OR as a student/former student.
  2. This will lead you to SESC’s Flip channel. 
  3. Here you will create a login and your own Flip account. Then you’ll be able to record and edit your story.

We welcome and encourage the uploading of video testimonials of your experiences under the following conditions:

Story Guidelines

  • Please remember this is a space for people with disabilities or their direct caregivers. 
  • Refrain from using names of educators, districts, administration, schools, programs or children. 
  • Try to use one prompt/question at a time in your video(s) for length.
  • Keep your story to 2-5 minutes in length. 
  • You can edit or re-do your story. You can ask us to remove your story at any time. 
  • By submitting your video, you agree that SESC and WEA IPTN can use your video for educational purposes.

Submit Videos

Introduce yourself to us here:                                           

Tell a bit about yourself.

Use the QR code above or click the link below:

https://flip.com/2e6702ec

Do you have a story to tell as an adult with a disability about your experience in school you want to share?

Use the QR code above or click the link below:

https://flip.com/8f37b6ea

Do you have a story to tell as the parent of a child with a disability working with schools?

Use the QR code above or click the link below:

https://flip.com/bd9558ae