Location

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Event Website

https://pacrim.coe.hawaii.edu

Start Date

3-2020 12:00 AM

End Date

3-2020 12:00 AM

Description

Discussion between Dr. Patricia Morrissey, Center on Disability Studies (CDS) director; and Tia Neils, The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH) policy and advocacy director and Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) founding member at the 35th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity on March 2, 2020, in Hawai'i. Included in this article are introductions to self-advocacy organizations (i.e., TASH, SABE, SARTAC⁠), employment and grant funding for leadership projects, and advice for self-advocates, parents, educators, other professionals and employers.

Comments

Genesis Leong (Ed.) is a public information specialist at the Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (UHM), and was recently the assistant editor/Journal manager of the Review of Disability Studies Journal: An International Journal. She is the program & call for proposals coordinator for #PacRim2020, a position that proceeds her 15-years of experience in organizing projects & events throughout the University of Hawai'i System. Her studies are focused on the interdisciplinary approach to Disability Studies & Disaster Planning Studies, and she is currently enrolled in the Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance program at the UHM, Department of Urban & Regional Planning.

Joshua Cruz (Trans.) recently graduated from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa in Computer Engineering. He was the computer support assistant at the Center on Disability Studies. Joshua enjoys spending my time on the computer, working efficiently, and learning about the tech world.

This article is brought to you for free and open access by the Center on Disability Studies, ISSN 2641-6115. Licensed under CC BY 4.0.

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Mar 1st, 12:00 AM Mar 1st, 12:00 AM

Opening Plenary: Dr. Patricia Morrissey and Tia Neils

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Discussion between Dr. Patricia Morrissey, Center on Disability Studies (CDS) director; and Tia Neils, The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH) policy and advocacy director and Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE) founding member at the 35th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity on March 2, 2020, in Hawai'i. Included in this article are introductions to self-advocacy organizations (i.e., TASH, SABE, SARTAC⁠), employment and grant funding for leadership projects, and advice for self-advocates, parents, educators, other professionals and employers.

https://kahualike.manoa.hawaii.edu/pacrim/2020/Articles/9