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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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Thursday, December 1 • 9:20am - 10:10am
Creating a More Diverse TASH: Building Cultural Competence within TASH Chapters LIMITED

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This presentation will share information about the California chapter of TASH's initial steps towards creating a more diverse and culturally competent CalTASH. The presenter will share information about the creation of a Committee for Cultural Competence and its goals and strategies as well as the challenges faced thus far. The remainder of the time will serve as a discussion session for generating new ideas and supporting those from other chapters who have similar goals. Participants will learn about the opportunity to participate in the Georgetown Leadership Institute for cultural competence and how it can better prepare them to create change within an organization. They will also learn about the specific steps one chapter has taken to become more diverse and culturally competent. They will understand some of the barriers to this work and will participate in the generation of solutions and new ideas.

Speakers
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Natalie Holdren

TEP Faculty & Doctoral Student, UC Santa Barbara
Inclusive Education, Cultural & Linguistic Competence, Evidence-Based Practices, Literacy Instruction


Thursday December 1, 2016 9:20am - 10:10am
New York Central 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

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