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2016 TASH Conference has ended
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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Elizabeth Biggs

Vanderbilt University
Ph.D. Candidate
2016 TASH Award Winner (Alice H. Hayden Emerging Leader Award)

Elizabeth Biggs, M.A. is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University. Prior to her doctoral studies, she worked as a special education teacher on the Navajo Nation in northwestern New Mexico. Her interests focus on identifying instructional and support strategies that promote the learning, full participation, and valued membership of children and youth with intellectual disability, autism, and multiple disabilities in schools and communities. She is particularly interested in supporting the communication skills and social experiences of students with complex communication needs who use or would benefit from using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).