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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.
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Friday, November 30 • 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Factors that Influence Parent Satisfaction of Partnership for Students who are Deafblind Seating Available

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Little research about family-professional partnerships (FPP) focuses on families of children who are deafblind. In this session, we present a survey study of 75 parents of children who are deafblind regarding factors that predict parent satisfaction with the FPP. Results focus on understanding how to improve the FPP in practice. In keeping with the "Be Creative - Innovative Solutions for an Inclusive Life," TASH theme, attendees will walk away with a collective understanding about the importance and relevance of the FPP in an effort to renew the field of special education for the ultimate benefit of students with disabilities.

Presenters
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Tracy Gershwin

Professor, Univeristy of Northern Colorado
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Lanya (Lane) McKittrick

Research Analyst, Center on Reinventing Public Education
I am a mother of 3 children with disabilities as well as a special education researcher. Because of my personal experiences, I went back to get my PhD in Special Education. My research interests are Family-Professional Partnerships, Deafblindness, Self-determination, Student-Led IEP... Read More →


Friday November 30, 2018 1:10pm - 2:00pm
Salon G - Lower Level 1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201

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