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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Andrea Ruppar

University of Wisconsin Madison`
Assistant Professor
Andrea Ruppar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her primary research interest is in decision making about curriculum and access to inclusive contexts for students with extensive support needs, with a particular focus on literacy and communication. Prior to becoming a teacher educator, she worked as a special education teacher and supported living facilitator in Bloomington, IN, Seattle, WA, and the Chicago area. She earned an M.Ed. and teaching certification in special education from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. in special education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.