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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 • 8:20am - 9:10am
No regrets .. a conversation about risk taking, supported decision making and vulnerability LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Building on our conversation at TASH 2015, we will introduce a plain language resource "Understanding Vulnerability - a guide for self advocates"  that has been developed in British Columbia This session will encourage dialogue to expand our understanding of people's rights to take risk, make plans to best support vulnerability and through story sharing- create strategies to support people to make informed decisions in their lives.

By the end of this session participants will be able to: identify strategies for supported decision making through shared stories understand how to support a person in their right to make choices in a supportive way have access to  a plain language guide for self advocates as a unique tool to help build awareness not only amongst self advocates but also their family members,  staff, service providers and others about the importance of being aware of vulnerabilities so intentional safeguards can be planned to address them.

Speakers

Friday December 2, 2016 8:20am - 9:10am
Jeffersonian/Knickerbocker 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

Attendees (35)