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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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Wednesday, November 30 • 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Using Peer Supports in Work Based Settings for Students with Significant Disabilities LIMITED

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This study examined the effects of peer support interventions in work-based high school settings on the work and social skills of students with significant disabilities. Research has documented peer support interventions have improved academic and social skills for students with and without significant disabilities in general education settings (Carter, Sisco, Melekoglu, & Kurkowski, 2007). This study used peer supports as a natural support option in an inclusive high school work setting to improve independent work and social skills for students with significant disabilities.

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Lindsay Athamanah

Doctoral Student, University of Illinois at Chicago

Wednesday November 30, 2016 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Grand F 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

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