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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 • 1:05pm - 1:55pm
Stories from One of the First Disabled Children in Public Schools Filling

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Becky Taylor was 3 years old when the federal law allowing the "mainstreaming" of disabled children into public schools was enacted. Starting with preschool, Becky's entire education was in classes where she was often the first disabled child the teachers and other students had encountered. She and her mother have written a book, "Tell Me the Number before Infinity," telling Becky's story from their two perspectives. They will read from the book and have a discussion.

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Becky Taylor

I was in the first group of children to be mainstreamed into the public school system in 1975. Talk to me about what that was like. I co-wrote a book about my experiences, and will be exhibiting it at the conference. I am now a disability-rights activist and do free-lance computer... Read More →

Thursday November 29, 2018 1:05pm - 1:55pm
Hawthorne - Second Floor 1401 SW Naito Parkway, Portland, OR 97201

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