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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.


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Wednesday, December 13 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
College and Career Readiness: What Are the Critical Dimensions for Youth with Severe Disabilities? LIMITED

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Focused attention to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and college and career readiness (CCR) has been attributed to increased secondary school reform directed at ensuring all students graduate high school prepared for adulthood. In order to successfully experience college and careers, students must have the knowledge, skills, and experiences related to both core academics as well as non-academic competencies such as growth mindsets, problem-solving, and interpersonal engagement. This study sought out insights and perspectives from national experts to understand the skills, opportunities, and supports needed to ensure students with severe disabilities are college and career ready. The results of this Delphi Study offer insights of how to best prepare youth with severe disabilities in inclusive school and workplace communities.

Speakers
avatar for Mary E. Morningstar

Mary E. Morningstar

Professor, Portland State University
Dr. Mary E. Morningstar is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education at Portland State University and Director of the Transition Coalition, which offers online, hybrid and in-person professional development and resources for secondary special educators and transition... Read More →
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Alison Zagona

Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico
I am an Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. As a former special education teacher, I am passionate about including students with significant disabilities in all aspects of the educational experience. My research is focused on instructional, social... Read More →


Wednesday December 13, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
M301 265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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