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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 • 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Teaming for TIDES: Teaching Independence, Determination, and Empowerments Skills LIMITED

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This presentation, Teaming for TIDES, aligns with the TASH 2016 theme, "Gateway to Equity". The TIDES program is a collaborative partnership between a community-based transition center and the local university. Pre-service special educators peer mentor local transition students in both academic and non-academic inclusive campus activities. The TIDES program has resulted in a variety of social and academic benefits (Jones & Goble, 2012) for the students, families and greater community. This presentation highlights the initial development, implementation and assessment of the first year of the TIDES program. After this session, participants will be able to: a) Discuss benefits of an inclusive campus experience for students with and without disabilities; b) Explain why pre-service special education teachers should have authentic transition program experience; c) Discuss the issues involved with developing a campus-based transition program.

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Thursday December 1, 2016 3:30pm - 4:20pm
Midway Suites II 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

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