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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 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
International Workshop LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

The International Chapter Workshop (group discussion) is intended to expand TASH's International Committee so that TASH will strengthen its international involvement, its connections, and its efforts as well as increasing members around the world who can share TASH's values and promote its activities and mission.

Individuals from various countries including international professionals, families and other community members, who play an active role in getting involved in issues impacting individuals with significant disabilities, will participate in the workshop (group discussion).

During the workshop (group discussion), the structure, major goal, specific responsibilities, policies, and activities of the International Chapter will be discussed.  The workshop (group discussion) will also give particpants an opportunity to speak about their experiences and challenges they face in their respecitve countries in advocating for human rights and inclusion for people with disabilities.


Speakers
avatar for Aaron Johannes

Aaron Johannes

Director of Training, Research and Development, Spectrum Society
Spectrum Society supports about 140 folks in their neighbourhoods in individualised ways in greater Vancouver. We have also been involved in small press publishing, self advocate supports, community based research and training for other groups. I am also a board member for TLC in... Read More →
avatar for Michael Kendrick

Michael Kendrick

Director, Kendrick Consulting Intl
I have been very involved in person centered approaches that result in enriched lives for the person who is the focus. This interest has led to many associated questions such as values based leadership, defining and achieving quality outcomes, embedding people in valued roles in community... Read More →
avatar for Tia Nelis

Tia Nelis

Director of Policy & Advocacy, TASH
Tia Nelis is the Director of Policy & Advocacy for TASH. She comes to TASH after serving as Self-Advocacy Specialist at the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center within the Institute on Disability and Human Development at University of Illinois at Chicago. She also is one of... Read More →
avatar for Chernet T. Weldeab

Chernet T. Weldeab

Adjacent Faculty/Professor, Montgomery College
Currently I am working with a position of Adjunct Faculty/professor, ATPA Coach, at Montgomery College, Maryland. For more than fifteen years, I worked in education settings from secondary school counsellor position to university professor, focusing on teaching and research. In addition... Read More →


Wednesday December 13, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
L508 265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

Attendees (12)