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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.

Wednesday, November 28 • 10:15am - 12:00pm
Rethinking Access: Innovative Curricular Adaptations Filling

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This presentation aligns with the 2018 theme, 'Be Creative - Innovative Solutions for an Inclusive Life,' by equipping participants with knowledge of how to apply innovative adaptation strategies to create accessible general education curriculum for all students. During this session, participants will have the opportunity to creatively find solutions for adapting curriculum, thereby ensuring an equitable education for all students. We must allow ourselves to think outside the box if we are to develop successful inclusive environments. This hands-on, interactive presentation provides an understanding of universal design for learning and curricular adaptations while highlighting the importance of collaboration. Peer supports and technology supports will be emphasized as an integral part in developing creative avenues for student access. Practical planning tools that facilitate equitable instructional delivery and assessment of learning will be shared. Rethinking access to the general education curriculum requires flexibility, creativity, and determination and can pave the way for meaningful inclusive schooling.

Presenters
avatar for Yazmin Pineda Zapata, Ed.D.

Yazmin Pineda Zapata, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor, Point Loma Nazarene University
Yazmin Pineda Zapata, Ed.D., is an Assistant Professor at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California. Her expertise in delivering special education services has allowed her to advocate for students with varying learning differences in grades K-12. She actively presents... Read More →
avatar for Rebecca Brooks, Ph.D.

Rebecca Brooks, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, CSUSM
Dr. Rebecca Brooks is an Assistant Professor in the Special Education teacher preparation and graduate program in the School of Education at California State University San Marcos. She has worked with individuals with disabilities in educational, recreational, vocational, and residential... Read More →


Wednesday November 28, 2018 10:15am - 12:00pm
Pearl - Second Floor 1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201

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