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2019 TASH Conference
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Each year, the TASH Conference brings together our constituents to share resources and success stories, learn about field-driven best practices, and network within a community engaged in shared values. The Conference is attended by passionate leaders, experts, and advocates from every corner of the disability community. Conference attendees are influential in their fields and communities, and play an important role in the provision of services and supports for the millions of individuals and organizations around the world; and include professors and researchers from leading institutions; those involved in local, state, and federal governments and public policy; special and general educators, and school administrators; self-advocates, adult service providers; students, family members, and many others.  This year’s conference theme, Building Diverse and Inclusive Communities, reminds us that equity, opportunity, and inclusion relies on the input of broad perspectives and experiences.

Featured Presenters

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Julie Hocker

Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Commissioner, Administration on Disabilities
avatar for Raymond Guron

Raymond Guron

Santa Barbara Unified School District
General Educator
avatar for Norman Kunc M.Sc. & Emma Van der Klift M.A

Norman Kunc M.Sc. & Emma Van der Klift M.A

Broadreach Training and Resources

Presenters

avatar for Martin Agran

Martin Agran

University of Wyoming
avatar for Lindsay Athamanah

Lindsay Athamanah

Michigan State University
MSU-DOCTRID Hegarty Fellow
avatar for Ruthie-Marie Beckwith

Ruthie-Marie Beckwith

TASH
Executive Director
avatar for Brynn Biggs

Brynn Biggs

Bryan ISD
Transition Specialist
avatar for Cynthia Blasko

Cynthia Blasko

Connections through Communication
Co-founder
avatar for Jessica Bowman

Jessica Bowman

University of Utah
Doctoral Candidate
avatar for Amy Brooks

Amy Brooks

RCM of Washington
CEO
avatar for Lydia Brown

Lydia Brown

The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Justice Catalyst Fellow
avatar for Bud Buckhout

Bud Buckhout

Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Higher Education
Director of InclusiveU
avatar for Kristin Burnette

Kristin Burnette

UNCG
Student
avatar for Sarah Carlson

Sarah Carlson

University of Kansas
Graduate Research Assistant / PhD Student
avatar for Erik Carter

Erik Carter

Vanderbilt University
Professor
RC

Richard Chapman

The University of South Florida
Ph.D. Student
avatar for Pascal Cheng

Pascal Cheng

Howard Center
Education and Communication Specialist
SC

Susan Copeland

University of New Mexico
Professor
AC

Annie Corley-Hand

Berkeley Heights BOE
Principal
avatar for Cesilee Coulson

Cesilee Coulson

WISE
Executive Director
avatar for Edie Cusack

Edie Cusack

REACH Program College of Charleston
Executive Director
avatar for Richard Davis

Richard Davis

Office of Disability Employment Policy
Policy Advisor
avatar for Sharon Delvisco

Sharon Delvisco

Team Dynamics, LLC
Training and Education Coordinator
avatar for Stephanie Devine

Stephanie Devine

Georgia Southern University
Assistant Professor
VD

Vanessa DiCarlo

IncludED Consulting, LLC
Founder
HL

Hope Leet Dittmeier

Mattingly Edge
Executive Director
avatar for Robin Dodds

Robin Dodds

California State University Los Angeles
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Special Education
avatar for Karena Duffy-Cooper

Karena Duffy-Cooper

Western Carolina University
Profession in Special Education
avatar for Stacy Dymond

Stacy Dymond

University of Illinois
Professor
AF

Andrea Forsyth

University of Nevada, Reno
Doctoral Student
avatar for Beth Foster

Beth Foster

Cal Poly Pomona University
Assistant Professor in Adapted Physical Education
avatar for Mark Friedman

Mark Friedman

City University of New York (CUNY)
Associate Professor
MG

Michele Gardner

Berkeley Heights Public Schools
Director of Special Services
DG

David German

Newman Aaronson Vanaman LLP
Special Education Attorney
avatar for Audri Gomez

Audri Gomez

Thompson Policy Institute on Disability-Chapman University
Associate Director
avatar for Jean Gonsier-Gerdin

Jean Gonsier-Gerdin

California State University, Sacramento
Professor, Teaching Credentials-Special Education
BG

Brianna Grumstrup

University of Nevada, Reno
Doctoral Student
avatar for Eric Hartz

Eric Hartz

Madison Metro School District
Post Secondary Coordinator
avatar for Phyllis Holton

Phyllis Holton

Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities
Deputy Director
avatar for Lori Jackson

Lori Jackson

The Connections Model
avatar for Rebecca Kammes

Rebecca Kammes

Michigan State University
Doctoral Candidate
avatar for Michael Kendrick

Michael Kendrick

Kendrick Consulting Intl
Director
avatar for Laurie Kimball

Laurie Kimball

KFI
Director, KFI South
avatar for Allison Kroesch

Allison Kroesch

Illinois State University
Assistant Clinical Professor
avatar for Jennifer Kurth

Jennifer Kurth

University of Kansas
Associate Professor
avatar for Kirsten Lansey

Kirsten Lansey

University of Arizona
Doctoral Student
avatar for Harvey Lavoy

Harvey Lavoy

Community Developmental Services
Director Communication & Training & Resources
avatar for Christopher Lenart

Christopher Lenart

Disability Awareness
avatar for Jenny Lengyel

Jenny Lengyel

Total Living Concept
Executive Director
avatar for Erin Leveton

Erin Leveton

Alvarez & Marsal
Director
DM

Dr. Matthew Love

San Jose State University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Kristin Lyon

Kristin Lyon

University of Kansas
Research Associate
avatar for Denise Marshall

Denise Marshall

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)
Executive Director
avatar for Katie McCabe

Katie McCabe

University of Wisconsin-Madison
avatar for Lanya (Lane) McKittrick

Lanya (Lane) McKittrick

Center on Reinventing Public Education
Research Analyst
avatar for Victoria McMullen

Victoria McMullen

Webster University
Professor
avatar for Amanda Miller

Amanda Miller

SUNY Cortland
Assistant Professor
avatar for Craig Miner

Craig Miner

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Professor
avatar for Cheri Mitchell

Cheri Mitchell

GA Advocacy Office/ People First of GA
Advocate/Member


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