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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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Friday, December 4 • 2:10pm - 3:00pm
Building Systemic Capacity for Inclusion LIMITED

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Research has shown that students with low incidence disabilities are least likely to be in inclusive contexts. Pennsylvania has been working to help teams use data to create comprehensive inclusive systems. The Optimized Inclusive Practices (OIP) Framework and Assessment Tools drive positive change in inclusive practices at the district, school, classroom, and student levels. PaTTAN and Keystone implemented a pilot study to determine the efficacy of the OIP Framework, Assessment Tools and related collaborative processes to self-assess and create action plans that lead to improved inclusive practices. Information from this study provides insight into developing systems to support inclusive practices. OBJECTIVES: +T2 IMPORTANCE: TRANSLATING TOPIC INTO IMPROVED OUTCOMES:

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Marcia Thomas

Educational Consultant, Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN)
I am currently an Educational Consultant with the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) which is part of the Pennsylvania Department of Education. I work on several statewide special education initiatives: Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities... Read More →

Friday December 4, 2015 2:10pm - 3:00pm PST
Salon A 1401 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR 97201

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