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November 29, 2011

Why Our Children Can’t Wait……Congress, Keep Our Children Safe

The end of the year always offers a time for individuals to reflect on the previous year and prepare for the next year. As Congress wraps up the 2011 legislative schedule, we want to call their attention to the thousands of children who have continued to be subjected to acts of seclusion and restraint in schools. Help us educate Congress and encourage them to take swift action in the 112th Congress to address this epidemic and keep our children safe while they are in school.

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November 23, 2011

Thank You 2011 TASH Conference Sponsors!

TASH thanks all of the sponsors who have supported the 2011 TASH Conference.

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November 22, 2011

A Space to Learn Together…From Each Other at the 2011 TASH Conference

Written by members of the Community Living planning team for the 2011 TASH Conference, this blog post shares information about an exciting opportunity to come together with your fellow conference attendees at the 2011 TASH Conference. The gathering will be hosted in Salon A, so be sure to stop on by and stay for awhile!

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Saturday Sessions at the 2011 TASH Conference

We’re thrilled to let you know we’ve confirmed several additional events for Saturday, December 3 at the TASH Conference. If you’re already registered for the TASH Conference, you can jump right in on these Saturday events! Or, if you would like to sign up for our parent training or youth summit only, fill out our […]

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Help Wanted
November 16, 2011

Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison seeks Assistant Professor in Special Education

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a vacancy for an Assistant Professor in Special Education in the Department of Psychology and Special Education. The start date for the position is August 27, 2012, and deadline for applications is January 4, 2012.

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Teachers caught on tape bullying student with disability (video)

The following is a disturbing account of abuse from an Ohio school. As reported on the Today Show on NBC, Cheyanne, a 14-year-old student with a disability, told her father she was being bullied at school. Her father was shocked to learn it was Cheyanne’s teachers doing the bullying. After notifying school administrators and being turned away, Cheyanne was outfitted with a hidden tape recorder in class. Over a four-day period the abusive remarks made by two middle school teachers were recorded. The contents of those tapes are alarming.

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Help Wanted
November 10, 2011

San Francisco State University
Assistant Professor, Moderate/Severe Disabilities

The Department of Special Education is searching for a tenure track faculty member, with a doctorate in Special Education or related field, with university teaching experience, and strong evidence of research and publication experience, including the preparation and implementation of externally funded grants and contracts. Duties include teaching at the graduate level and supervision of students in off-campus educational settings, as well as the development of a departmental focus in the area of standards-based academic curricula for students with severe intellectual disabilities implemented in general education classroom settings.

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November 8, 2011

TASH Welcomes New Board Members for 2012

TASH would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2012 Board of Directors election. The final results are in, and the newest slate of TASH Board Members include: Nila Benito, Emily Titon and Terri Ward. Additionally, Michael Callahan and Ari Ne’eman have been re-elected for a second term. We look forward to their contributions to TASH! If you are attending the 2011 TASH Conference, please stop by the TASH booth or attend the TASH Membership Meeting to meet and interact with board members.

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November 7, 2011

2011 TASH Conference
Information for Poster Presenters

The following information is intended to provide concurrent session presenters with helpful tips and details for the 2011 TASH Conference. For questions, please send an e-mail to or call (202) 540-9014.

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