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Each year, the TASH Conference brings together a diverse community of stakeholders who gain information, learn about resources, and connect with others across the country to strengthen the disability field. This year’s conference theme, “Be Creative - Innovative Solutions for an Inclusive Life,” reminds us to think outside the box during times of uncertainty. Creativity, innovation, and determination can pave the way for meaningful and inclusive lives for people with disabilities.

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Featured Presenters

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Oswald "Oz" Mondejar

Partners HealthCare
Vice President of Talent Management
avatar for Megan Hoorn

Megan Hoorn

Huron Valley Schools
avatar for Sarah Mueller

Sarah Mueller

Institute on Disabilities at Temple University
UCEDD Trainee
avatar for Johnny Collett

Johnny Collett

US Department of Education/OSERS
Assistant Secretary
avatar for Emily Ladau

Emily Ladau

Words I Wheel By
Communications Consultant & Speaker

Presenters

avatar for Martin Agran

Martin Agran

University of Wyoming
avatar for Travis Akins

Travis Akins

Growth Through Opportunity
Founder & CEO
SA

Shoroq Alkhattabi

Doctoral Student
avatar for Rebecca (Becca) Allely

Rebecca (Becca) Allely

Becca's Alpacas
Owner
LA

Lynda Anderson

University of Minnesota
avatar for Cindy Bahl

Cindy Bahl

Dirkse Counseling and Consulting (D
Director of Business Development and Amplify! Events
avatar for Judy Bailey

Judy Bailey

Judy C. Bailey Consulting
Consultant on AAC/FC/RPM and Positive Supports
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Joshua Baker

University of Nevada Las Vegas
Professor/Researcher
avatar for Kathleen Becht, PhD

Kathleen Becht, PhD

University of Central Florida
Director of Florida Consortium on Inclusive Higher Education
MA

Mary Ann Beckman

TransCen Inc.
CEO
avatar for Ruthie-Marie Beckwith

Ruthie-Marie Beckwith

TASH
Executive Director
avatar for Carol Blessing

Carol Blessing

YTI Cornell University
Senior Extenstion Associate
avatar for Nancy Boutot

Nancy Boutot

National Disability Institute
avatar for Jessica Bowman

Jessica Bowman

University of Utah
Doctoral Candidate
avatar for Joanne M. Van Boxtel

Joanne M. Van Boxtel

Cal Poly Pomona
Assistant Professor
avatar for Jeannine Brinkley

Jeannine Brinkley

PEAL Center
Executive Director
avatar for Valerie (Vicki) Brooke

Valerie (Vicki) Brooke

Virginia Commonwealth University
Project Director, RRTC on Employer Practices
avatar for Rebecca Brooks, Ph.D.

Rebecca Brooks, Ph.D.

CSUSM
Assistant Professor
avatar for Justin Brown

Justin Brown

Community Options Inc
State Director
avatar for Lydia X. Z. Brown

Lydia X. Z. Brown

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Justice Catalyst Fellow
avatar for Bud Buckhout

Bud Buckhout

Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Higher Education
Director of InclusiveU
avatar for Jennifer L. Bumble

Jennifer L. Bumble

Vanderbilt University
Doctoral Student
avatar for Kathryn Burke

Kathryn Burke

University of Kansas
Doctoral Student
avatar for Kristin Burnette

Kristin Burnette

UNCG
Student
avatar for Michael Callahan

Michael Callahan

Marc Gold & Associates
President
avatar for Jaclyn Camden

Jaclyn Camden

VCU Center on Transition Innovations
Business Liaison
avatar for Don Cardinal

Don Cardinal

Chapman University
Thompson Policy Institute on Disability
avatar for Sarah B Carlson

Sarah B Carlson

University of Kansas
Graduate Research Assistant / PhD Student
BC

Beth Carmody

Winnetka Public Schools District 36
Principal
avatar for Erik Carter

Erik Carter

Vanderbilt University
Professor
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Richard Carter

University of Wyoming
KC

Kate Cavanaugh

Lake Forest
Special Education Coordinator
avatar for Kim Champney

Kim Champney

Champney Consulting
Consultant
avatar for Laurel Charnetski

Laurel Charnetski

Surrey School District
Inclusion Support Teacher
avatar for Pascal Cheng

Pascal Cheng

Howard Center
Education and Communication Specialist
avatar for Lis(a) Swihart, MS CN

Lis(a) Swihart, MS CN

Noetic Health LLC
Behavior Specialist
avatar for Cindy Collado

Cindy Collado

California State University, Sacramento
Assistant Professor
avatar for Jacky Comforty

Jacky Comforty

www.the-learning-project.org
avatar for Karena Cooper-Duffy

Karena Cooper-Duffy

Western Carolina University
Profession in Special Education
SC

Susan Copeland

University of New Mexico
Professor
avatar for Cesilee Coulson

Cesilee Coulson

Washington Initiative for Supported Employment (WISE)
Executive Director
avatar for Sarah Cronk

Sarah Cronk

The Sparkle Effect
Founder
avatar for Edie Cusack

Edie Cusack

REACH Program College of Charleston
Executive Director
LC

Lisa Cushing

University of Illinois at Chicago
avatar for Susan Cushman

Susan Cushman

UCP Oregon
Family Support Director
AD

Allison D'Aguilar

VCU
Graduate Student
avatar for Michele Davidson

Michele Davidson

The Pennsylvania State University
Doctoral Candidate
avatar for Richard Davis

Richard Davis

Office of Disability Employment Policy
Policy Advisor
avatar for Melissa Dellens

Melissa Dellens

Jay Nolan Community Services
Family Support Coordinator
avatar for Sharon Delvisco

Sharon Delvisco

Team Dynamics, LLC
Training and Education Coordinator
avatar for Stephanie Devine

Stephanie Devine

Georgia Southern University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Alison DeYoung

Alison DeYoung

YES! Center / TASH
Project Manager
avatar for Heidi Dirkse-Graw

Heidi Dirkse-Graw

Dikrse Counseling & Consulting, Inc.
President/CEO
avatar for Robin Dodds

Robin Dodds

California State University Los Angeles
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Special Education
avatar for Debbie Doyle

Debbie Doyle

NSSED
Assistant Superintendent
KD

Kerry Dunn

Nazareth College
Associate Professor
avatar for Roberta Dunn

Roberta Dunn

FACT Oregon
Executive Director
avatar for Rosanne Dwyer

Rosanne Dwyer

Northbrook SD 28
Director of Student Services
avatar for Stacy Dymond

Stacy Dymond

University of Illinois
Professor
avatar for Jeremy Erickson

Jeremy Erickson

University of Washington
Teaching Associate
avatar for Micah Fialka-Feldman

Micah Fialka-Feldman

Syracuse University
avatar for Therese Fimian

Therese Fimian

SourceAmerica Pathways to Careers
Director Competitive Integrated Employment Programs
avatar for Karin Fisher

Karin Fisher

Georgia Southern University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Sheila Fisher

Sheila Fisher

Devora's Dream, Inc.
Executive Director - Parent
avatar for Susan Fleming

Susan Fleming

Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis
Executive Director
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Andrea Forsyth

University of Nevada, Reno
Doctoral Student
avatar for Beth Foster

Beth Foster

Cal Poly Pomona University
Assistant Professor in Adapted Physical Education
avatar for Mark Friedman

Mark Friedman

City University of New York (CUNY)
Associate Professor
avatar for Mona Fuerstenau

Mona Fuerstenau

Bethesda Lutheran Communities
LD

Lesa D Givens

ProPoise, LLC
Managing Director/Proprietor
avatar for Audri Gomez

Audri Gomez

Thompson Policy Institute on Disability-Chapman University
Associate Director
BG

Bruna Goncalves

Brigham Young University
avatar for Jean Gonsier-Gerdin

Jean Gonsier-Gerdin

California State University, Sacramento
Professor, Teaching Credentials-Special Education
avatar for Patty Gonzalez

Patty Gonzalez

The Arc of King County
Parent To Parent Coordinator for Spanish Speaking Families
avatar for Denise Gould

Denise Gould

F.A.C.T.
Executive Director
avatar for Cynthia Kerber Gowan

Cynthia Kerber Gowan

Nazareth College
Faculty Liaison, LifePrep@Naz
avatar for Cheryl Green

Cheryl Green

Filmmaker, Media Access Specialist
SG

Susan Gregory

Montana State University Billings
Professor
avatar for Lyann Grogan

Lyann Grogan

KFI
Hiring & Training Coordinator
BG

Brianna Grumstrup

University of Nevada, Reno
Doctoral Student
avatar for Amy Hanreddy

Amy Hanreddy

Cal State Northridge
Associate Professor
avatar for Mary Harden

Mary Harden

Artists First STL
Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator
avatar for Eric Hartz

Eric Hartz

Madison Metro School District
Post Secondary Coordinator
avatar for Rebecca Hartzell

Rebecca Hartzell

University of Arizona
Assistant Professor of Practice
avatar for Stephen Hinkle

Stephen Hinkle

Self Employed
Self Advocate
avatar for Natalie Holdren

Natalie Holdren

University of California, Santa Barbara
Faculty
avatar for Phyllis Holton

Phyllis Holton

Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities
Deputy Director
avatar for Debra G. Holzberg, Ph.D.

Debra G. Holzberg, Ph.D.

UNC Greensboro
Visiting Asst. Professor/Research Associate
avatar for Dohn Hoyle

Dohn Hoyle

The Arc Michigan
Director of Public Policy
avatar for EMILY ILAND

EMILY ILAND

Emiiy ILAND Inc
President
avatar for Lori Jackson, M.S.

Lori Jackson, M.S.

The Connections Model
avatar for Elizabeth Jennings

Elizabeth Jennings

National Disability Institute
Deputy Director
avatar for Aaron Johannes

Aaron Johannes

Spectrum Society
Director of Training, Research and Development
MK

Meg Kamman

University of Florida
avatar for Rebecca Kammes

Rebecca Kammes

Michigan State University
Doctoral Candidate
avatar for Ryan Kellems

Ryan Kellems

Brigham Young University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Michael Kendrick

Michael Kendrick

Kendrick Consulting International
Director
BK

Beth Kessler

OCDD
Family Engagement Director
avatar for Kyeong-Hwa Kim

Kyeong-Hwa Kim

Konkuk University
Professor
avatar for Laurie Kimball

Laurie Kimball

KFI
Director, KFI South
avatar for Jennifer Knapp

Jennifer Knapp

Community Vision
Head of Programs
avatar for Trisha Kocanda

Trisha Kocanda

Winnetka Public School District 36
Superintendent
avatar for Allison Kroesch

Allison Kroesch

Illinois State University
Assistant Clinical Professor
avatar for Jennifer Kurth

Jennifer Kurth

University of Kansas
Associate Professor
avatar for Kirsten Lansey

Kirsten Lansey

University of Arizona
Doctoral Student
DL

Donna Lehr

Boston University
Associate Dean - Academic Affairs
avatar for Jenny Lengyel

Jenny Lengyel

Total Living Concept
Executive Director
avatar for Erin Leveton

Erin Leveton

DC Department on Disability Services
Deputy Director, Quality Assurance & Performance Management...
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Lingyu Li

University of Wisconsin - Madison
Graduate Student
avatar for Ann Marie Licata

Ann Marie Licata

Pennsylvania Inclusive Higher Education Consortium
Director
avatar for Jonathan Lidgus

Jonathan Lidgus

University of Missouri-St. Louis
Director of Succeed Program
avatar for Serena Lowe

Serena Lowe

Administration on Community Living, Office on Policy Analysis & Development, HHS
Senior Policy Advisor
EM

Elia Mahoney

Integration Team
Integration Teacher
avatar for David Mank

David Mank

Indiana University
Professor Emeritus
avatar for Denise Marshall

Denise Marshall

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)
Executive Director
avatar for Beth Martin

Beth Martin

Winnetka Public Schools District 36
Director of Student Services
avatar for Katie McCabe

Katie McCabe

University of Wisconsin-Madison
avatar for Vard McGuire

Vard McGuire

Disability Law Center (Utah)
Fair Housing Coordinator


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