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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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Friday, December 2 • 9:20am - 10:10am
EmmausLink - Gateway to Community Inclusion LIMITED

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We will present a program model that supports adults with Developmental Disabilities to enjoy leisure, recreation and educational opportunities in an inclusive, community environment. This is a consumer driven model that meets individuals where they are at, and encourages them to pursue opportunities naturally occurring within their communities. This model provides a degree of equity that would be the standard for anyone within that community. By the end of this session participants will be able to... 1) implement a program model that supports young adults ages 16 and above to transition successfully into various opportunities within their communities. 2)Facilitate individuals desires to pursue what they enjoy doing. 3)Have marketing strategies to communicate information to individuals and those who support them.

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Emile Johnson

EmmausLink Community Coordinator, Emmaus Homes
I have been a Suzuki Music educator for 30+ years. This has strongly influenced my outlook towards education. Suzuki music education contends that Every Child Can. What happens when these children grow up? They grow into adults that can as well. The same educational model that works for music education works just as well for adults. I completed my education at the University of Missouri in Columbia Missouri. My social services... Read More →


Friday December 2, 2016 9:20am - 10:10am
Missouri Pacific 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

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