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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
Drawing a new map: Transitioning from home to college to life FILLING

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This presentation will focus on the transition from home to higher education to community living for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. One individual will share his personal experience leaving home to start college in a new state, successfully creating a circle of support in a higher education community. The presentation will also focus on transitioning from higher education into community employment. Presenters will discuss the integration of community, state, federal, and family supports for successful community participation. This presentation is about fostering inclusion for the next generation of progressive leaders in disability advocacy and generating change across all communities. OBJECTIVES: As a result of this session, participants will be able to think critically about specific supports needed for successful community transitions. As a result of this session, participants will be able to envision the integration of state, federal, community, and family supports for successful inclusion. As a result of this session, participants will be able to discuss the benefits of inclusive higher education. As a result of this session, participants will be able to respond to criticisms about presuming competence for individuals with intellectual disabilities in higher education and transition to employment.


Beth Myers

Executive Director, The Taishoff Center

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

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