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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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Thursday, December 14 • 4:25pm - 5:15pm
The Power of Peer Support LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Peer support is the basis of the work of Centers for independent Living Centers for Independent Living are cross disability, grass roots organizations, run by and for people with disabilities - peer support benefits both the provider and receiver of the support - peer support is diverse - peer support provides opportunities and support for more involvement in self-advocacy; self-determination; disability rights, civil rights and human rights; and "equality, opportunity and inclusion" - however, peer support is a "best kept secret" and is not known to enough people as the resource and effective tool it is. This session will share experiences, ideas, resources and information about peer support.

Speakers
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Linda Pogue

Disability Rights and Program Director, disABILITY LINK
Linda has had a lifetime of relationships with people with disabilities and a 40 year career of supporting people with disabilities to…live in the community; live a self-determined life; advocate within the service, legal and health systems; develop leaderships skills and opportunities... Read More →


Thursday December 14, 2017 4:25pm - 5:15pm
M304 265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

Attendees (16)