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intelligent lives poster
The film Intelligent Lives by award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib, which features Taishoff Center staff member Micah Fialka-Feldman and Syracuse University, will premiere  on America ReFramed on Public TV’s WORLD Channel on Tuesday, October 22 at 8pm. Learn more about Intelligent Lives.
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In an effort to engage West Coast attendees in the conversation around inclusive higher education, Taishoff Center’s State of the Art Conference on Inclusive Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disability is moving to Reno, NV for 2019. This popular conference of 300+ participants provides opportunities for colleges of all sizes, universities, researchers, program staff,...
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Robert Taishoff
The Taishoff Center is pleased to announce the formation and founding members of the Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education Advisory Council, Captain Robert P. Taishoff, JAGC, USN (ret) ’86, Amy G. Allyn, and Doug Cramer ’87. The Taishoff Center Advisory Council will assist with and guide key Center programs and initiatives, including...
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JIPE logo
Beth Myers, executive director of the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education, founded JIPE (Journal of Inclusive Postsecondary Education). This is the first academic Journal of Inclusive Postsecondary Education and is launched by The Taishoff Center and The Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities at George Mason University. The journal aims to fill the...
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Diana “Dee” Katovitch, assistant director of the Taishoff Center, will travel to the University of Iceland this April as a Fulbright Specialist. Katovich will spend three weeks in Reykjavik working with the university to develop new opportunities for inclusive coursework and more robust involvement with matriculated undergraduates. Read full story on Syracuse University News  
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TASH Connections
Beth Myers, executive director of the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education, recently guest edited a special issue of TASH Connections on Post-Secondary Education and Self-Advocacy. This issue of TASH Connections highlights the voices of self-advocates, sometimes alongside their friends and colleagues, who share their stories of attending college across the world. Over the past several...
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new york times article
Half a dozen students, some in Syracuse University T-shirts, sat around a conference table joking about appropriate job interview outfits. No bathing suits, pajamas or Halloween costumes. Added their instructor, not joking: “No tank tops.” Then Brianna Shults, leading the workshop with a kindhearted but no-nonsense approach, launched into the Q. and A. section. “So...
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redefining inclusion panel
Syracuse University hosted “Redefining Inclusion” events in Los Angeles and San Francisco last month, featuring an engaging panel of educators, advocates and celebrities connected to the field of disability studies. Syracuse University’s Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education brought their message of lifelong inclusion to San Francisco (January 25) and Los Angeles (January...
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students in recording studio
This month, area high school students will have the opportunity to record professional-quality tracks with nationally-known recording artists Sophistafunk. The free, two-week summer camp, hosted at Subcat studios in downtown Syracuse’s Armory Square brings youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) such as Down Syndrome and autism spectrum disorder together with music education graduate students...
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The Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education at Syracuse University has been awarded a $2 million grant to further develop its InclusiveU program. InclusiveU is an initiative to increase access to higher education for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The program at SU aims to become a model for other universities, said...
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