115C-81.70. Disability history and awareness.

(a) Each local board of education shall provide instruction on disability, people with disabilities, and the disability rights movement in conjunction with Disability History and Awareness Month, established pursuant to G.S. 103-11.

(b) This instruction shall be incorporated through measures that include any of the following:

(1) Supplementing existing lesson plans.

(2) Holding school assemblies.

(3) Hosting disability-focused film festivals.

(4) Organizing other school activities.

Local boards of education are encouraged to incorporate individuals with disabilities or knowledgeable guest speakers from the disability community into the delivery of this instruction. (2017-126, s. 5.)