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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.

Thursday, November 29 • 3:20pm - 4:10pm
The Role of a Good Support Person Full

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All too often, well-meaning paid caregivers and family members of people with disabilities overstep their roles as supporters, such as making decisions or speaking on their behalf. These are barriers for self-advocacy and being in control of one's life. This will be a guided, interactive session where real-life examples and role-playing will help people with disabilities ensure they have the best person-centered supports.

Presenters
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Tia Nelis

Director of Policy & Advocacy, TASH
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Raquel Rosa

Representative Payee Project Analyst, National Disability Rights Network
Raquel is the eldest sibling of a young man who has cerebral palsy. Her career as an advocate for disability justice began 17 years ago, providing direct supports to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In 2010, she co-founded DC Metro Sibs, the Washington, DC-based... Read More →


Thursday November 29, 2018 3:20pm - 4:10pm
Portland - Lower Level 1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201

Attendees (30)