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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 • 10:20am - 11:10am
HCBS, Community Living & Day Services: How to do it LIMITED

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One agency and the people they support will share their stories of how to provide person-centered supported living and community day services where people are included in community settings which fully meet the HCBS Waiver Rules. Discussion topics will also include systems change strategies for agencies and programs to move from segregated services to inclusive community services by implementing person-centered practices in order to comply with new federal regs. Participants will be able to: summarize the shared stories of how to provide person-centered supported living and community day services; to explain community settings which fully meet the HCBS Waiver Rules; discuss systems change strategies for agencies and programs to move from segregated services to inclusive community services; and comply with new federal regulations.

Speakers
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Scott Shepard

Director, Avenues Supported Living Services
Scott Shepard is the Executive Director of Avenues Supported Living Services, a non-profit agency which provides community living and personalized day supports to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in North Los Angeles County. With Avenues SLS, we had the opportunity to begin services one person at a time, and it took ten years to reach our goal to support twenty people in their own homes and community. Since that time, we... Read More →


Thursday December 1, 2016 10:20am - 11:10am
Frisco/Burlington 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103