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
Come to Life: Prioritizing What Really Matters

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Youth with autism and other learning differences are currently having dire outcomes with respect to LIFE (Love & relationships, Independent living, Further education & Employment) because the vital process of self-discovery ("Know yourself, love yourself, be yourself") is being left out of IEPs and other transition plans. This presentation will feature stories and personal experiences of a young man with autism that became a CPA but left his full-time permanent accounting job with benefits behind in order to help his peers and their allies (parents, teachers, therapists, etc.).

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President, Emiiy ILAND Inc
I'd love to meet you at one of my 2 sessions or in the Exhibit Hall! Concerned about safety? BE SAFE The Movie uses video modeling to teach self-advocates to interact safely with the police. Come to Life! Your Guide to Self-Discovery is the prequel to transition or future planning... Read More →

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

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