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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 • 9:45am - 10:35am
AveNEWS of Success: Innovative Ideas, One Person at a Time Seating Available

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Three to four self-advocates will share their personal stories on how they built their meaningful days of paid & volunteer work and community involvement, developed micro-enterprises from scratch (two cases), along with innovative ideas and strategies to promote informed choice and success. Avenues SLS will also share how a recommitment to the use of systematic instruction has led to significant improvements in improving independence in the lives of people they support and has helped demonstrate how SLS staff are Instructional Coaches, and not simply care-providers.

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Scott Shepard

Director, Avenues Supported Living Services
Scott Shepard is the Executive Director of Avenues Supported Living Services, a non-profit agency which provides community living and personalized day supports to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in North Los Angeles County. With Avenues SLS, we had the opportunity... Read More →



Thursday November 29, 2018 9:45am - 10:35am
Salon G - Lower Level 1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201

Attendees (11)