A new 60-minute documentary from PBS called “Lives Worth Living” by filmmaker Eric Neudel follows the evolution of the disability rights movement beginning in post-World War II through the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990. It premiers tonight, October 27.
Archives for October 2011
On October 23, 2011, Allen Carrol Crocker was called home. His family, friends and colleagues celebrate his life and legacy, and his pioneering research, mentoring and advocacy in pediatrics and developmental disabilities. Allen is noted for his dedication and interest in individuals and families. Throughout his medical career, Allen directly supported families in having a positive perspective and hopefulness regarding the family’s future and that of their child with disability.
The Department of Special Education seeks a full-time nine-month tenured or tenure-track faculty member who has expertise in the areas of math, science, and/or technology (STEM) and high or low incidence disabilities. The University of Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement.
The 2011 Employment for Youth in Transition conference within the TASH Conference features best practices in youth transition that result in integrated employment for young people perceived as the most challenging to serve.
TASH Board Member Gail Fanjoy didn’t let the wind and rain put a damper on hosting a TASH Night Out! Instead, she used the opportunity to celebrate with a virtual lobster bake that brought in more than $1,000 in donations that will support the mission of TASH!