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Supporting Pregnancy, Parenting, & Related Conditions Workshop

Reasonable Accommodations, Appropriate Adjustments, and Medical Necessity

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Recommended Prior Learning: 

Gender Equity Foundations for Higher Education or Title IX Coordinator Foundations for K-12 Education

Uphold Regulatory Responsibilities to Promote a Safe and Supportive Environment for Pregnant and Parenting Students and Employees

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the Title IX regulatory requirements and ATIXA’s recommended best practices for accommodating pregnant students, employees, and individuals with pregnancy-related conditions.

Participants will define pregnancy and related conditions, including non-medical childcare needs, lactation, fertility treatments/IVF, adoption, abortion, and miscarriage.

The workshop will cover reasonable accommodations versus appropriate adjustments, how to support pregnant student-athletes and non-birthing parents, and case studies designed to enhance participants’ knowledge and confidence.

Topics Covered

  • Defining Pregnancy and Related Conditions Refresher
  • Regulatory Requirements and OCR Guidance
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Accommodations vs. Adjustments
  • Pregnancy and Athletics
  • Retroactive Requests
  • Confidentiality
  • Collaboration with Disability/Access Services
  • Related Needs

Key Takeaway

Implement institutional policies to manage academic incompletes, pass/fails, leaves of absence, financial aid, internships, externships, excused absences, cohort/lockstep programs, co-ops, practicums, and out-of-class expectations for individuals who are pregnant or experiencing pregnancy-related conditions.

After completing this workshop, participants will…

  • Define pregnancy and related conditions under Title IX
  • Determine whether their institution/district meets legal requirements and best practices for supporting those who are pregnant or who have pregnancy-related conditions
  • Distinguish between a reasonable accommodation and an appropriate adjustment
  • Explain the rights of a pregnant student-athlete
  • Identify institution/district polices and procedures with which they should be familiar in order to provide appropriate supports, including lactation spaces

Who Should Attend?

  • Title IX Coordinators
  • Deputy Title IX Coordinators
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Legal Counsel
  • Compliance and Risk Management Professionals (Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, ADA/Section 504, AA, EEO, Clery)
  • Student Affairs Administrators
  • ADA/Section 504 Coordinators
  • Disability Services Professionals
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Professionals
  • Ombudspersons
  • Superintendents, Principals, & Assistant Principals
  • Special Education/Exceptional Education Program Administrators

This workshop is tailored to be applicable for Higher Education Institutions, K-12 Schools and Districts, as well as Dual Enrollment programs.

Please note, Workshops do not offer certifications but they do receive digital badges. Attendees will earn 4 re-certifying credits toward any currently held Certifications. Please click here to view our Continuing Certification Credits (CCC) FAQs.

In-Person Training

Live, In-Person Training

  • $399 Member
  • $499 Non-Member

Hide Details & Schedule


  • October 12: 8:30am - 12:30pm ET Philadelphia, PA Register


*You must attend all dates in your session to receive credit for attendance.

Group discounts are provided on a sliding scale based on group size and applicable on registrations for the same training or event. Please contact for questions.

Individualized discounts are as follows:
1st grouped individual - full price of registration
2-4 grouped individuals - 15% discount on registrations
5+ grouped individuals - 25% discount on registrations

If you are interested in registering a large group, exploring Super Membership, or consulting options, please contact for personalized assistance.