2015 TASH Conference has ended
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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Leah Kelley

Vancouver, Canada
I am Leah Kelley, EdD, (she/her) an education consultant, writer, activist, parent, and teacher educator, who identifies as Neurodivergent and otherwise disabled. My research interests include connecting disability studies in education (DSE) to educational practice, strength-based perspectives for supporting Neurodiversity, undermining ableism, cultivating advocacy, acceptance, and inclusive practices. 
I am interested in talking about the Disability Studies, Neurodiversity paradigm; Universal Design; Social Model of Disability; Inclusion; Boycott Autism Speaks; Parenting Autistic Children with Love and Acceptance (PACLA); The importance of amplifying the voices and perspectives of Autistic, Neurodivergent and other disabled people to inform our practice as parents and educators.