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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.

Thursday, November 29 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Changing Attitudes: What Medical Students Can Learn From Self Advocates with ID

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As a part of a multi-year curricular intervention, first year medical students enrolled in the Genetics course took part in a lesson designed to improve their understanding of the needs of individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID). A young man with Down syndrome and his mother presented to the group. Following with presentation, students were asked to respond to a brief writing prompt. The themes that emerged after analyzing and coding the data were Person Centered Care, the Role of the Family, and Inclusion.


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