VERMILLION, S.D. – Wendy Parent-Johnson, executive director of the University of South Dakota’s Center for Disabilities, has been selected to travel to Tanzania as part of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) International Fellowship Program.
Parent-Johnson will offer technical assistance to an inclusive education project implemented by ADA International Fellow, Goodluck Chanyika, from Moshi, Tanzania. Chanyika spent April and May at the USD Center for Disabilities.
Parent-Johnson will spend two weeks interacting with children with disabilities, families, educational leaders, government officials, and other stakeholders in Tanzania. She will also share data-informed practices with service providers, local advocates, and will connect with U.S. Embassy officials who promote educational exchanges at the international level.