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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.


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Fred Spooner

UNC Charlotte
Professor
Charlotte, NC
Fred Spooner is Professor of Special Education at UNC Charlotte. Dr. Spooner has researched and written about instructional strategies for students with severe disabilities since the 1980s. Recently, he has focused on alternate assessment and linking both assessment and instruction to the general education curriculum. He is coeditor of the Journal of Special Education and associate editor of Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities. Dr. Spooner has worked closely with Diane M. Browder in the development and implementation of federally funded research projects in the area of early literacy, mathematics, and science for students with significant cognitive disabilities, serving in the capacity of research associate and co-principal investigator.