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Thursday, December 3 • 3:20pm - 4:10pm
The Right to Respectful Communication Support: Developing a Code of Ethics FILLING

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Communication as a human right is foundational to TASH?s progressive leadership as stated in the Resolution on the Right to Communicate. While enactment of these principles is ever-evolving, individuals who require support to access communication experience inconsistencies in both access to and quality of those supports. This study compiles elements critical to respectful and effective communication support, as described by stakeholders, to establish a professional Code of Ethics that delineates the primary tenets, guiding principles and illustrative behaviors necessary for responsible, respectful and ethical communication support professionals who work with individuals who type to communicate. OBJECTIVES: Understand the central importance of establishing a code of ethics for communication support professionals. - Identify the primary tenets laid out in a communication code of ethics. - Discuss ways to distinguish facilitators? illustrative behaviors and IMPORTANCE: TRANSLATING TOPIC INTO IMPROVED OUTCOMES:

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Katherine Vroman

Syracuse University
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Casey Woodfield

Hussman Institute for Autism
Casey Woodfield is currently an Associate Clinical Researcher at the Hussman Institute for Autism. She earned her Ph.D. in Inclusive and Special Education Program in the Teaching and Leadership department at Syracuse University. She also holds a Master’s degree in Cultural Foundations... Read More →


Thursday December 3, 2015 3:20pm - 4:10pm PST
Salon H 1401 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

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