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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.

Thursday, November 29 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Family Perspectives on Engaging with Adult Support Agencies

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This poster presentation will detail the preliminary results of a mixed-method study addressing family perspectives on engaging with adult support agencies. Directed at secondary special educators and transition specialists, this poster presentation aims to increase practitioners' understanding of: (a) the role families play in securing community supports for adult family members with disabilities, and (b) family members' thoughts, perceptions, and feelings towards engaging with adult support agencies. This increased understanding can inform practitioners' efforts to connect families with adult support agencies and improve post-school outcomes.

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Sarah Carlson

Graduate Research Assistant / PhD Candidate, University of Kansas
I am a doctoral candidate in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. Through my research, I seek to identify and understand factors influencing the post-school outcomes of adults with intellectual disability and their families. My research centers around understanding... Read More →


Thursday November 29, 2018 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Salon E - Lower Level 1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201