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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Casey Woodfield

Hussman Institute for Autism
Catonsville, MD
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 of Education and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Disability Studies from Syracuse University. Her academic, professional and personal interests most closely align with the field of Disability Studies in Education and an emphasis on inclusion for people with disabilities in all aspects of society. In particular, her research focuses on inclusive strategies for individuals who use have complex communication needs; notions in(ter)dependence; self-determination and self-advocacy; friendship; creative non-fiction writing; and narrative inquiry. She prides herself on privileging the voices and experiences of students as critical agents of advocacy and change.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, December 2

8:30am PST

Communication: Opening Access to Self Determination Salon DLIMITED

Thursday, December 3

3:20pm PST