Survey Says! If this were Family Fued, then here would be the top 5 reasons to be part of the 2011 TASH Conference in Atlanta.
Archives for April 2011
We’ve known for years that individuals with significant disabilities can achieve meaningful employment opportunities. We also know the business case for including employees with disabilities as part of the workplace. But if the conditions are right, why aren’t more people finding independence and community inclusion through employment? A new report, ‘Ready and Able,’ addresses this potential through collaborative approaches.
It’s the Year of the State Budget Scare. From coast-to-coast we’ve seen state governments looking to reduce funding for programs and services that impact the disability community. The latest news comes from California, where the state’s Department of Developmental Services may propose $174 million in cuts for community services within the coming weeks. For Californians, there is still time to make your voice heard.
We are absolutely thrilled to announce not one, but three extraordinary keynote speakers lined up for the 2011 TASH Conference in Atlanta! These folks are giants in their own right, and represent three critical perspectives from the disability community. … drum roll please …
The New Hampshire House of Representatives recently passed a budget that essentially eliminates community supports for families of people with disabilities. This budget is currently under consideration by the New Hampshire Senate. Bill Smith, a TASH Board Member, recently offered his testimony to the Senate Finance Committee to explain why the proposed cuts are fiscally, morally and clinically irresponsible.