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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
Creating a Vision for Your Life LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Money plays an important role in everybodyƒ??s life. Everyone needs financial education and other opportunities to better understand how to manage money and save towards our individual goals. In this session you will identify a goal that you have for yourself and explore how to earn, manage, and save money to meet your goal. You will also hear from a self-advocate on their success in building their money skills. During this session, we will complete the following activities: 1. Mini-Vision Board Activity a. Identify a goal that you have for yourself? b. What is the cost to reach your goal? 2. First Money Memory Activity 3. What are some of your needs related to money? a. What are strategies for meeting your money needs? b. How can you earn more money and save your money, even when you need to keep a public benefit? This session is intended for self-advocates and their allies but is a fun, interactive session for anyone interested in building their money skills. . 1. As a result of this session participants (self-advocates) will be able to share a goal they have identified. 2. As a result of this session participants (self-advocates) will be able to better understand the need to save money towards their goal. 3. As a result of this session participants (self-advocates) will be able to better understand ways to save money that will not result in a loss of public benefits.

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Elizabeth Jennings

Deputy Director, National Disability Institute
Excited to share field-tested strategies for improving the financial well-being of people with disabilities.
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Rebecca Salon

Project ACTION!
Friend and supporter of Project ACTION! for more than 30 years. Employed at Natio nal Disability Institute on the LEAD Center and a NIDILRR research project. Working as a Contractor for DC's Department on Disabiity Services. Former Executive Director of Kennedy Institute in Washington... Read More →

Thursday December 1, 2016 2:30pm - 3:20pm CST
Midway Suites I 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103