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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 • 9:45am - 10:35am
Work Based Learning Experiences of Students with Intellectual Disability Seating Available

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This presentation will discuss the findings from a research study that examined the participation of secondary and post-secondary students in work-based learning experiences (WBLE) in four states. WBLE are an innovative solution to preparing students with disabilities for integrated competitive employment. The results presented will address (a) the characteristics (i.e. gender, race, grade, level of intellectual disability) of students who participated in WBLE, (b) the types of WBLE in which students participated, (c) the average amount of time (hours per week, weeks) students spent in WBLE, (d) the extent to which student characteristics relate to the type of WBLE in which they participated, and (e) the extent to which student characteristics relate to the amount of time students spent in each type of WBLE.

Presenters
avatar for Stacy Dymond

Stacy Dymond

Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Stacy Dymond is professor of special education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research focuses on curriculum issues related to educating secondary and transition-age students with severe intellectual disabilities in inclusive school and community settings... Read More →
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Magen Rooney-Kron

Doctoral Student, University of Illinois- Urbana Champaign
Hi! My name is Magen and I am a 3rd year doctoral student at U of I- Urbana Champaign. My research focus is on the employment of people with significant disabilities. I am interested in looking at the use of interagency collaboration and supported employment in supporting students... Read More →


Thursday November 29, 2018 9:45am - 10:35am
Sunstone - Third Floor 1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201

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