October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and TASH is offering five webinars on Discovery & Employment that will be available 24/7 for the entire month! You can now view the webinar anytime you like, and as many times as you like, for a significantly reduced cost as low as $35 per webinar. A sample […]
Archives for September 2011
Attendees at the 2011 TASH Conference are invited to take part in a unique opportunity to record their stories with StoryCorps. TASH is seeking pairs of people (storytelling partners) who are willing to record, share and preserve the stories of their lives during a 40 minute interview. Now’s your chance to make your voice heard!
TASH is working with the Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination to educate members of the Joint Super Committee about the importance of reforming key entitlement programs and publicly financed supports to ensure a more focused approach on assisting individuals with disabilities. While the committee is charged with cutting $1.2 trillion from the federal deficit over a 10-year period, TASH and CPSD are using this opportunity to push for cross-systems reform.
Parents and school personnel can be strong allies in ensuring school is a safe and pleasant learning environment for everyone. Unsettling news has surfaced in recent years about the use of restraint and seclusion techniques in classrooms around the United States. These practices have resulted in trauma, injury and even death of children as young as five years old.
Creating, establishing and funding community-based housing options is one of the most challenging issues facing individuals with disabilities, family members and providers who work in the residential and housing arena. The State of Georgia is a hot bed of activity on this issue, and there’s no better time than the present to join this pre-conference workshop and participate in a robust discussion on housing policy.