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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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Thursday, November 29 • 9:45am - 10:35am
Social Problem Solving: A Bridge from Learned Skills to Application in Real-Life Seating Available

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A primary reason for losing a job or not succeeding in post secondary education for students with autism is a lack of social / interpersonal skills. Social ties and interactions make our lives more productive and increase the quality of life. This presentation will discuss a process of social problem solving being piloted in both post-secondary education and employment that teaches young adults with disability-related social barriers, the skills and means to apply these skills in order to maintain success in education and employment, increasing their likelihood of increased quality of life experiences.


Mary Ann Beckman

CEO, TransCen Inc.
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Laura Owens

President, TransCen Inc.
Laura A. Owens, Ph.D., CESP, has over 30 years of experience as a national leader in the transition and disability employment field. She is currently a Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM) and the President of TransCen... Read More →

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