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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 • 8:20am - 9:10am
Supporting Families in transition through a Culture of Gentleness FILLING

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Transition into adulthood is a complex situation for the person, as well as their family. When Person-Centered practices are being used, there are often conflicts that arise between family members and other supporters. This presentation will will focus on how person centered planning practices can be used in conjunction with a Culture of Gentleness to support a young person and their family. Through personal stories that illustrate these principles, we will show how focusing on relationships and a desire for success and growth, we can meet the needs of everyone involved. OBJECTIVES: 1. After this session, participants will be able to define the Six Elements of a Culture of Gentleness. 2. After this session, participants will be able to summarize how the 4 Pillars of a Culture of Gentleness can be used to support person centered practices. 3. After this session, participants will be able to develop a team that can utilize these principles to support someone in transition.

Speakers

Thursday December 3, 2015 8:20am - 9:10am
Salon H 1401 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

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