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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.
Saturday, December 7 • 4:20pm - 5:00pm
Closing General Session

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4:20-4:50 pm: Being Realistic Isn't Realistic!
In a fast paced, entertaining speech filled with “ah-ha” insights, Emma Van der Klift and Norman Kunc draw on their experience of disability and show how people often get trapped in the habits of inefficiency. They maintain that deep curiosity, the expectation that failure is an important part of learning, and a defiant refusal to be “realistic” can not only open up new options for people with disabilities but, more importantly, can make the process of support a lot more fun.

4:50-5:00 pm: Closing Remarks

Presenters
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
Although Norman Kunc and Emma Van der Klift are well known speakers and advocates within the disability rights community, they prefer to think of themselves as modern day storytellers, continuing the long held tradition of using humour and narrative to initiate self-reflection and... Read More →


Saturday December 7, 2019 4:20pm - 5:00pm
Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass 5594 West Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85226

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