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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Evette Edmister

University of Northern Iowa
Associate Professor
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Evette Edmister is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI). Her research interests focus on augmentative and alternative communication and literacy. She is very interested in understanding and supporting the development of language and comprehensive literacy skills particularly for individuals with complex communication needs. Prior to coming to UNI, she worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist and Assistive Technology Consultant within the public-school setting. She is an ASHA member, Special Interest Group 12 Augmentative and Alternative Communication member, Special Interest Group 14 Cultural and Linguistic Diversity member, Special Interest Group 17 Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders, and United States Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (USSAAC) member.