Think College Staff to Present at TASH Conference

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Cate Weir, Debra Hart, Rebecca Lazo and Clare Papay of Think College will be presenting and exhibiting at this year’s TASH conference being held in Atlanta, GA on December 13-15. Each year, the TASH Conference brings together a diverse community of stakeholders who gain information, learn about resources, and connect with others across the country to strengthen the disability field. This year’s conference theme, “Still We Rise for Equity, Opportunity, and Inclusion,” shows the resilience of individuals with disabilities and their families across the lifespan. Conference attendees will celebrate their passion for disability rights, civil rights, and human rights while exploring inclusive communities, schools, and workplaces that support people with disabilities, including those with complex support needs.

Cate, Debra and Clare will present a poster that shares Recent National Data Inclusive Higher Education on Thursday, Dec. 14 from 4:30 - 6:30 pm. 

Clare also presents is part of a research symposium that takes place Thursday afternoon, Dec. 14. Clare presents with several colleagues in a session entitled Finding Equity, Opportunity, and Inclusion From State to State in Inclusive Post-Secondary Education at 2:40 - 3:20 pm.

Rebecca Lazo will be in the Exhibit Hall in Booth 14, sharing many of the best and most recent Think College publications, and answering your questions about Think College and inclusive postsecondary education.

TASH is an international leader in disability advocacy. Founded in 1975, TASH advocates for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities and support needs – those most vulnerable to segregation, abuse, neglect and institutionalization. TASH works to advance inclusive communities through advocacy, research, professional development, policy, and information and resources for parents, families and self-advocates. The inclusive practices TASH validates through research have been shown to improve outcomes for all people.