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.


Casey Woodfield

Hussman Institute for Autism
Catonsville, MD
Casey Woodfield is currently an Associate Clinical Researcher at the Hussman Institute for Autism. She earned her Ph.D. in Inclusive and Special Education Program in the Teaching and Leadership department at Syracuse University. She also holds a Master’s degree in Cultural Foundations of Education and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Disability Studies from Syracuse University. Her academic, professional and personal interests most closely align with the field of Disability Studies in Education and an emphasis on inclusion for people with disabilities in all aspects of society. In particular, her research focuses on inclusive strategies for individuals who use have complex communication needs; notions in(ter)dependence; self-determination and self-advocacy; friendship; creative non-fiction writing; and narrative inquiry. She prides herself on privileging the voices and experiences of students as critical agents of advocacy and change.