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This year’s theme, “Celebrating 40 Years of Progressive Leadership,” acknowledges TASH’s 40 years of generating change within the disability community and anticipates a brighter, more inclusive future for people with disabilities in all aspects of life. Each year, the TASH Conference impacts the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders within the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for an inclusive world.

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Amanda L. Miller

SUNY Cortland
Assistant Professor
Cortland, NY
Amanda Miller is an Assistant Professor in the Foundations and Social Advocacy Department at the State University of New York College at Cortland (SUNY Cortland). Her research focuses on the lived experiences of girls of color with intellectual and developmental disabilities, teacher preparation for inclusive, culturally sustaining education, and equitable family-school partnerships with and for families from nondominant backgrounds. Amanda's dissertation research was a critical participatory multiple case study focused on how inclusionary and exclusionary schooling mechanisms (systems and processes) are generated through materializations (e.g., school geographies, classroom layouts, learning tools) and discursive practices (e.g., talk, texts, actions) for disabled girls of color from the girls’ perspectives. Her research interests are framed by Disability Critical Race Theory (DisCrit), sociocultural learning theory, and humanizing approaches to inquiry. At SUNY Cortland, Amanda teaches two undergraduate-level courses, both are grounded in disability studies and heavily influenced by DisCrit. One course focuses on the histories and ongoing legacies of ableism and racism in schools and the ideological and pedagogical underpinnings of inclusive education. She also teaches a family-school partnerships course focused on equitable and reciprocal family-school partnerships with and for families of color with youth with complex disabilities.