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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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Martin Agran

University of Wyoming
Dr. Martin Agran is a nationally recognized researcher in the area of special education. He is a professor and former department head in the Department of Special Education at the University of Wyoming. Additionally, he served as a professor in the Special Education Departments at Utah State University and the University of Northern Iowa (where he also served as department head), respectively. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Martin’s research specialty is the education of students with severe disabilities. In particular, he was a pioneer researcher in self-determination for students with cognitive disabilities, i.e., teaching students how to direct and manage their behavior. He has published extensively and has authored or co-authored 13 books. He is presently the Editor-in-Chief of Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities and is a member of the TASH National Board of Directors.