Loading…
2020 TASH Conference - Virtual Edition has ended
Welcome to the 2020 TASH Conference - Virtual Edition website! We’re so glad you are here!

Each year, the TASH Conference brings together individuals with significant disabilities and their allies 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 advocates, leaders, and subject matter experts from every corner of the disability community. Conference attendees play an important role in supporting individuals with significant disabilities to overcome various barriers in order to live their best lives. Central to this work is the premise that individuals reach their optimal potential only when they are given the opportunity to live, work and thrive across the lifespan in the same communities we are all members of. The conference is intentionally designed to support the interests of professors and researchers from leading institutions; those involved in local, state, and federal governments and public policy; special and general educators, and school administrators; home and community-based service providers; students, family members, and most importantly, self-advocates with lived experience.

This year, while we are taking the conference virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we believe that our unique approach to providing exceptional first-rate content and building strong community ties and connections across various stakeholders will yield an extraordinary event! We have taken extra steps to bring people closer together during these times, as well as to create an amazing virtual environment that expands our knowledge, spurs our creative thinking, and focuses on healthy living and having fun!  Our conference theme, Feel the Power of Inclusion, reinforces the importance of our continued commitment to promoting a world of equity and opportunity for all, and is predicated on the value of bringing together diverse perspectives and experiences in an effort to build strong human connectivity and spur collective action.

Need technical assistance during the conference? Please email our support staff at helpdesk@tash.org.
Back To Schedule
Friday, December 4 • 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Segregated into Poverty - The Need for Real Options and Supports for Real Employment

Log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.
Hear the story of two People. First the story of Cheri, who got off of social security and went to work full time. Second Bernard who wants to get off of social security. You will hear about their successes and failures and why they want to work real jobs fulltime. You will learn: About Ticket to Work program What resources are available to help you work. You will learn about what Medicaid buy-in is. You will get the answer to questions so that you can decide if fulltime work is an option for you.

Presenters
avatar for Cheri Mitchell

Cheri Mitchell

Advocate, GA Advocacy Office
I am doing a workshop on Friday the 4th at 3:30 pm called "Segregated into Poverty and the need for supports."  the workshop comes from a very personal place. I have gone from being on social security to working full-time. I will also talk about how you can make that jump. We will... Read More →


Friday December 4, 2020 3:30pm - 4:15pm EST
Virtual Platform Online