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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 • 8:20am - 9:10am
Emerging Issues With Supported Decision Making LIMITED

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Supported decision making has been given great prominence due to the UN Convention. However, at the level of practice it is quite challenging to apply. This session will identify and discuss various of the practice challenges that have arisen thus far with a view to gaining further clarity about what is involved in implementing supported decision making. To clarify what supported decision making may involve at the level of practice Clarify the challenges that have arisen to date Identify possible ways forward with supported decision making

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Cathy Costanzo

Executive Director, Center for Public Representation
Cathy Costanzo, is the executive director of the Center for Public Representation and was formerly its legal director. She has co‑authored two law review articles and co‑counsels several system reform injunctive cases involving the development of community service systems in Massachusetts, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington, D.C. She developed several legislative and media campaigns on abuse and neglect, and anti‑aversive legislation... Read More →

Michael Kendrick

Director, Kendrick Consulting Intl
I have been very involved in person centered approaches that result in enriched lives for the person who is the focus. This interest has led to many associated questions such as values based leadership, defining and achieving quality outcomes, embedding people in valued roles in community life, generating natural supports, meeting needs effectively, discerning people's passions and life interests,safeguarding personal vulnerabilities, growth... Read More →

Thursday December 1, 2016 8:20am - 9:10am
Grand A 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

Attendees (30)