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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
Guardianship Reform Updates by State LIMITED

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This presentation is designed to provide an update to last year's session describing alternatives to guardianship. Many states have written new laws and policies to increase options for supported decision making while other states made guardianship easier to obtain. The session will highlight new state laws and policies, as well as discuss the implications for these directions. Participants will learn... -updates to state guardianship laws -current barriers to alternative options

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Shamby Polychronis

Associate Professor, Westminster College
Shamby Polychronis is an Associate Professor at Westminster College. Dr. Polychronis has served on multiple grant projects, co-authored several articles and textbooks, and presented at state and national conferences. Her scholarly interests include post-school outcomes for students, family support services, and teacher education. She serves as chair for the Human Rights Committee of TASH, a national organization to promote the equity, diversity... Read More →


Friday December 2, 2016 9:20am - 10:10am
Frisco/Burlington 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

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