2020 TASH Conference - Virtual Edition has ended
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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.

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Jaymi Cohen

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG)
Boston, MA
Ms. Jaymi Cohen is passionate about neurodiversity and full, meaningful inclusion, and she aims to increase employment and education opportunities for people with disabilities. As a Consultant with Public Consulting Group, Inc (PCG), Ms. Cohen works with various government health and human services agencies across the U.S. predominately in strategic planning, research, data and policy analysis, and training.

Ms. Cohen began her career working directly with children and adolescents with disabilities and their families. She then served as the Constituent Services Specialist for the City of Boston Mayor’s Commission for Persons with Disabilities. In this role, Ms. Cohen managed disability programs and services throughout the city. She collaborated with various organizations in the behavioral health, education, transportation, housing, and employment fields, and she analyzed federal, state, and local disability policies.

Ms. Cohen holds a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where her studies focused on child advocacy, special education and disability policy. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish Language and Literature and Psychology from Tufts University.
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