Take a break from the season’s festivities this December 2nd, and consider donating to TASH in honor of Giving Tuesday. This year, we are proud to participate in this day created to promote giving back to the community. TASH relies on donations from supporters to fulfill its mission of advocacy, research, education, and policy. We […]
Archives for November 2014
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Guest author of the recently published TASH Connections, Erik Carter, describes the importance of efforts being taken to transform the employment landscape. Connections Volume 40 Issue 1 (viewable by TASH members only) addresses the importance of these efforts as well as ways to create change. Now is the time to dramatically transform the employment landscape for youth […]
“I am compelled to thank Ruth Marcus for shedding light on ReginaldLatson’s story in the Washington Post. What has happened to Reginald is tragic,and was completely preventable.Autistic people have been in our society since the beginning of time.According to the CDC, 1 in 68 children has autism. It is well known thatwhen aggressively confronted, many autistic people […]
Guest Blog Post By: Ralph Edwards, 2015 TASH Board President On Thursday, November 13 2014, Fernald Developmental School closed its doors. Founded in 1848 as the “Massachusetts School for the Feeble-Minded”(sic), it was the first of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. At its founding, the 180+ acre school in the Boston suburbs was seen […]