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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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Zach Rossetti

Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development
Associate Professor
Brookline, Massachusetts


Zachary Rossetti, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Special Education in the Teaching and Learning Department at Boston University's Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. His research examines the social belonging and participation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), with a specific focus on how educators and parents can facilitate authentic friendship opportunities between students with and without IDD. His research also examines the experiences of families with children with IDD by centering on family engagement in schools and communities, family-school partnerships of culturally and linguistically diverse families, and sibling roles and relationships. 

​Dr. Rossetti co-authored (with Janet Story Sauer) Affirming disability: Strengths-based portraits of culturally diverse families (2020, Teachers College Press). He is an Associate Editor for Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilitiesand he is on the editorial board of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, and TASH’s new practitioner journal Inclusive Practices.