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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 • 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Terror to Tolerance to Transformation: How Parents Create Opportunities that Support Self-Determination for Adults with Disabilities LIMITED

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A conversation and presentation with families, people with disabilities, and others about meaningful ways to support self-determination and fully inclusive living. Discussion will include effective and practical ways that parents can move from the role of protector to role of guide through creating circles of support, working through fears, and engaging in regular reflective conversations with key folks. Real-world examples and lessons learned drawn from our family's journey will be shared. The importance of valuing disability culture and pride will be emphasized. Learning Objectives: By the end of the session, participants will be able to: a) identify 3 strategies that support self-determination in daily living for young adults and adults with disabilities b) describe how parents/family members can move from the role of protector to the role of guide c) recognize two ways to manage parental worries d) identify ways to initiate or grow circles of support

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Thursday December 1, 2016 2:30pm - 3:20pm
Grand B 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

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