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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Shain M. Neumeier

Albany, New York
Shain is an autistic person with cleft lip and palate, ectodermal dysplasia and post-traumatic stress disorder. Shain is actively involved in disability rights advocacy through means such as legal, legislative and policy advocacy; public protest; and online community-building. Shain is a staff attorney at Disability Rights New York. Shain’s work is focused on promoting self-determination, freedom of choice, and bodily autonomy for disabled youth and adults and against harmful, coercive, or involuntary medical or psychiatric interventions. Shain is the recipient of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities' 2015 Leadership in Advocacy Award.