2018 TASH Conference has ended
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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Wednesday, November 28 • 8:00am - 10:00am
Inclusion is Not a Program - The Call for Citizen Centered Leadership Filling

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When positive change comes for people with disabilities, it is because people come to realize that most service organizations tend to engage in actions that do not fully address the social reality that faces people with disabilities. Person-centered work and community inclusion take on different meanings depending on the context and design of programs and services. Participants will engage in lively discussion as they compare and contrast inclusion, integration and person-centered planning across three very distinct service models.

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Carol Blessing

Senior Extenstion Associate, YTI Cornell University
I am passionate about engaging in work that shifts the social perception and discriminatory practices that surround the concept of disability. I believe that every person comes to this earth for a reason - everyone has a purpose in life. Person-centered work and genuine community... Read More →

Wednesday November 28, 2018 8:00am - 10:00am PST
Salon G - Lower Level 1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201