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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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Thursday, December 3 • 9:20am - 10:10am
Professional Considerations for Supporting Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will provide professionals with practical considerations for better serving culturally and linguistically diverse families based on current research. Participants will also engage in a collaborative planning process and will walk away with some tools to help implement change within their programs, agencies or classrooms.. OBJECTIVES: Participants will understand the basic principals of current research and literature on serving families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds including the concept of 'Special Education' as a culture rooted in American values as well as the process of cultural reciprocity. Participants will understand practical applications of these concepts and discuss how these ideas impacts their role as professionals. Participants will engage in a collaborative process using a planning tool that will help them or their agency take systematic steps towards better serving CLD families.

Speakers
avatar for Natalie Holdren

Natalie Holdren

TEP Faculty & Doctoral Student, UC Santa Barbara
Inclusive Education, Cultural & Linguistic Competence, Evidence-Based Practices, Literacy Instruction


Thursday December 3, 2015 9:20am - 10:10am
Medford 1401 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

Attendees (28)