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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 • 10:20am - 11:10am
Longitudinal Collaborative Research Documenting Development in a Rare Genetic Disorder LIMITED

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At late as the 1990???s families with children with Cri Du Chat were still told to institutionalize them they would never walk or talk about probably die before they were two. We present data from a group of studies documenting communication, behavior and educational choices for this population. We focus on 18 individuals who have participated in all of the studies since 1999. As a rare syndrome it is important to give families valid information since those professional working with them may not have experiences this syndrome before. In this way we are able to assist families in accessing the ???Gateway to Equity??. 1. Criteria of educational setting options for individuals with low incidence disabilities and how parents evaluated programs. 2. How parents develop action plans for the selection of their children???s educational/ medical programs. 3. Characteristics of more successful educational programs.

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AmySue Reilly

Auburn University, AL


Friday December 2, 2016 10:20am - 11:10am
Conductor Room 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

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