2018 East Texas Transition Conference: Door to the Future

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Jeff Garrison-Tate, Program Manager/Mentor Trainer, Texas Center on Disability Studies, The University of Texas

Mr. Garrison-Tate has supported people with disabilities and their families for 40 years.  He has held positions as a Special Education Teacher, a Community Services Program Director, a Community Advocacy Organizer, a Policy Manager, and an Executive Director for an Early Childhood Intervention program. He is one of the Founders of Community Now!, a statewide non-profit organization that advocates for community inclusion. Mr. Garrison-Tate is a Founding Partner of the Institute on Person Centered Practices and a Certified Mentor Trainer with The Learning Community on Person Centered Practices. He currently works at the Center for Disability Studies at the University of Texas at Austin as a Program Manager.

This presentation will provide participants with an overview of Person Centered Principles and an opportunity to practice Person Centered Thinking Discovery skills. The participants will also learn to apply discovery skills to develop Person Centered Outcomes.

Developing a Person Centered Outcome

9:10 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.   Breakout Session I