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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.

Friday, November 30 • 9:35am - 10:25am
Views of Advocacy and Support: Parent Perspectives in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families Seating Available

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This presentation describes the results of six focus groups comprised of culturally and linguistically diverse parents of adolescents with disabilities. Supports that racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse families draw upon within their communities, schools, families, and within the individual are described. Results reveal a multitude of interacting factors that influence parents in decision-making and advocacy for their children. A training for diverse families that focuses on transition is described.

Presenters
avatar for Courtney Wilt

Courtney Wilt

Doctoral Student


Friday November 30, 2018 9:35am - 10:25am
Salon G - Lower Level 1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201

Attendees (23)