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2016 TASH Conference has ended
Each year, the TASH Conference strengthens the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders within the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for an inclusive world. This year’s conference theme, “Gateway to Equity,” explores inclusive communities, schools, and workplaces that support people with disabilities, including those with complex support needs, in living a fair, just, and balanced life. Return to TASH website.

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Alison DeYoung

YES! Center / TASH
Project Manager
Edwards, California
Alison DeYoung is the Project Manager for the Youth Employment Solutions (YES!) Center, the national training and technical assistance center for the Partnerships in Employment (PIE) states. She began working in the field of education in 2008 while completing her undergraduate and Master's degree at the University of Arizona. Upon graduating in 2010, she began working as a Job Developer in Tucson, Arizona. Alison also worked as the Lead Instructor of Campus Life with Project FOCUS at the University of Arizona, a model demonstration post-secondary education program. More recently, she worked as the Academic Success Coordinator at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in a 4-year comprehensive transition certificate program. Through her experience in numerous high school, transition, and higher education settings, Alison has gained a strong passion for fully inclusive academic and employment options for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.