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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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Wednesday, December 2 • 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Including learners with LID: Best practices in teacher training and professional development LIMITED

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A shift from medical model to social model has impacted pre-service teacher preparation and in-service teacher professional development on inclusion. A framework of increasing knowledge of disability policies and laws, increasing contact with individuals with disabilities, and building confidence in use of inclusive instructional practices will be discussed. In light of continuing progress, this presentation will discuss ways in which teacher training and professional development can continue moving forward to creating more inclusive learning environments for all learners.

Learning Objectives: 

1. Learners will identify current issues and challenges in inclusive education
2. Learners will identify 3-5 best practices for inclusive education in teacher training
3. Learners will identify 3-5 best practices for inclusive education for in-service professional development
4. Learners will identify 2-3 supports for implementing inclusive education in a variety of contexts

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Jordan Shurr

Assistant Professor, Central Michigan University

Wednesday December 2, 2015 4:30pm - 7:30pm PST
Salon F 1402 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

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