2017 TASH Conference has ended

Each year, the TASH Conference brings together a diverse community of stakeholders who gain information, learn about resources, and connect with others across the country to strengthen the disability field. This year’s conference theme, “Still We Rise for Equity, Opportunity, and Inclusion,” shows the resilience of individuals with disabilities and their families across the lifespan. Conference attendees will celebrate their passion for disability rights, civil rights, and human rights while exploring inclusive communities, schools, and workplaces that support people with disabilities, including those with complex support needs. Return to TASH website.


Brian J. Kluchurosky

Youth Advocate Programs and Adult Services, Inc.
Director - Allegheny County YAP
Allegheny County, PA
I have directed services for Youth Advocate Programs and Adult Services since 2010. One of our services deals with serving adults with autism spectrum disorder, where we provide a variety of support services to help foster independence and sense of purpose. In addition to the support services, we have also developed a magazine that is exclusively written by adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder called: Pittverse Magazine. The magazine is quarterly and pays the writers for their contributions, creating a work-type environment. Additionally, I have recently completed a 2-year film documentary project titled, "The Rain Man Effect" which advocates for greater understanding of autism through education and training, particularly in the domain of employment.
Wednesday, December 13

8:00am EST

8:30am EST

10:15am EST

12:45pm EST

1:00pm EST

1:45pm EST

2:45pm EST

4:00pm EST

4:30pm EST

6:59pm EST

Thursday, December 14

8:00am EST

8:15am EST

9:45am EST

10:55am EST

12:00pm EST

1:00pm EST

2:05pm EST

3:20pm EST

4:25pm EST

4:30pm EST

Friday, December 15

8:00am EST

8:30am EST

9:35am EST

10:45am EST

1:10pm EST

2:15pm EST

4:20pm EST