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Welcome to the official website for the 2022 TASH Conference!

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 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 is Together We Rise!

Click on the "Registration and More" tab for additional information about our Conference location, registration, reserving a guest room, sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, and more!  The full Conference schedule is now available for viewing.  Registered attendees will receive an invitation to log in and create a personalized schedule.

Conference Registration
Registration for the 2022 TASH Conference is open! Conference rates are listed below.  Be sure to review our registration policies first.

Signing up for a TASH membership today will save you money on your Conference registration AND provide
you with member benefits for a full year! To become a member visit, www.TASH.org/join.

To register online, click here or to access the paper registration form, click here.

Questions about large group registrations? Email register@tash.org or call (202) 817-3264
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Conference Location
This year's Conference will be held at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass5594 West Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85226. The nearest airport is Phoenix International Airport (PHX). NOTE: Ground transportation to/from the airport, and to/from other neighboring hotels is the attendee's responsibility.  To preview the Sheraton property, click here.

Room Block is Sold Out - Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass (SGWHP)
A room block has been secured on property at a special rate of $179/night plus tax and applicable fees (single/double occupancy). This rate is available through Wednesday, November 9, 2022, or until our room block is sold out, whichever comes first. Reserve your room online or call 866-837-4156 and mention the "TASH Conference" to receive this reduced rate.  To reserve an ADA room, please email your accommodation requests along with your check-in and out dates to phxwpreservations@marriott.com. The onsite reservations team will ensure the correct room type is assigned.

Reserve a Guest Room - Overflow Property
An overflow room block is now available at at the Gila River Resorts & Casinos - Wild Horse Pass, 5040 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226 (2.7 miles from SGWHP). A complimentary shuttle runs daily every 20 minutes between the two properties from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm MST. It is recommended to be on the last shuttle by 10:30 pm MST.
  •  Reserve your room online or call 520-796-4900 and mention "TASH" to receive this reduced rate.  Nightly room rate is $165/night plus tax.  The property has been renovated and is completely non-smoking throughout.

Volunteering at the TASH Conference - Full
A TASH Conference would not happen without the support of our amazing volunteers! This year is no exception! TASH members, who commit to volunteer for ten hours (2 five-hour shifts), receive 75% off the full Conference registration rate!

Sponsor & Exhibitor Information
With nearly 900 attendees, the TASH Conference offers outstanding opportunities for sponsors and exhibitors. Your organization will receive excellent visibility among an audience of professors, researchers, educators, administrators, service providers, students, families, self-advocates and those involved in all levels of public policy. Learn more by reviewing our sponsorship and exhibitor prospectus.

Local Resources
For a list of local resources (i.e. ground transportation, wheelchair rentals, DSP services) in the Phoenix area, click here.

Accessibility, Support, and Safe Space Policies
As part of TASH’s work to ensure ALL are included at the conference, we have implemented a number of measures to support your participation at the conference. To view our conference policies, click here.

Conference Scholarships - Closed
A limited number of conference scholarships will be available for self-advocates or family members who demonstrate a need for support to attend the 2022 TASH Conference. Priority is given to first-time attendees and current TASH members. A scholarship covers the registration fee and Friday's boxed lunch only and does not include travel, other meals, or hotel expenses. The scholarship application process is now closed; existing applicants will be notified by the end of October.

Call for Proposals - Closed
Thank you to everyone who submitted proposals to present at the 2022 TASH Conference! Our de-identified peer review process took place in July; results were shared with the proposal's primary point of contact by mid-August. The full Conference schedule was published in mid-September.


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