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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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Erin Leveton

DC Department on Disability Services
Deputy Director, Quality Assurance & Performance Management Administration
Washington, DC
Erin Leveton is the Program Manager of the State Office of Disability Administration at the District of Columbia Department on Disability Services, supporting the agency in policy and legislative affairs, program development, stakeholder relations, and helping DDS to accelerate gains in performance and best practice in areas such as Employment First, Person Centered Thinking, community integration, and self-determination/ supported decision-making. In this position, she leads the District’s No Wrong Door Initiative and the D.C. Supporting Families of People with Developmental Disabilities Community of Practice. Erin also is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, teaching a practicum course she developed on advocating with and on behalf of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Previously, Erin worked as the Legal Director at Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities, an independent, non-profit advocacy organization advancing the interests of District residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Erin has more than 25 years of experience working with people with disabilities, including 19 years doing legal services and policy work. Before attending law school, Erin worked throughout college as a paraprofessional in special education. Erin graduated with honors from George Washington University Law School; and magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Binghamton University. Erin received a Vallecitos Mountain Refuge Social Justice Fellowship, and has been recognized by Georgetown University, Human Rights Action - Amnesty International as Outstanding Human Rights Practitioner for her work on behalf of people with disabilities in the Washington DC metropolitan area.