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TASH Annual Conference Wednesday Workshop Preview: Faith and Inclusion

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Season 1, Episode 15 — 26 November 2016 About this episode Mona Fuerstenau of Bethesda Lutheran Communities and Anthony Armitage of One-Classroom discuss a breadth of ways for faith communities to become agents for greater inclusion for people with disabilities, including advocating for inclusion in parochial schools, how faith communities can be networks of natural… read more

TASH Connections: Call for Proposals

Special Issue: Perspectives on Post-Secondary Education: Voices of Self-Advocates & Students with Disabilities TASH Connections is an online magazine written exclusively for, and by, TASH members. Each issue contains provocative articles on breakthroughs in the disability field, and challenges readers to rethink some of the toughest issues affecting people with disabilities, their families and advocates.… read more

Communication Access at the 2016 TASH Conference

At the 2016 TASH Conference, there will be a major focus on the right to communicate. Below are the top three reasons that anyone interested in communication should attend the upcoming conference in St. Louis! 1) TASH will launch its new campaign, Speech for All. The campaign focuses on communication being a basic human right,… read more

#CripTheVote and Online Disability Activism

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Season 1, Episode 14 — 10 November 2016 About this episode We talk with Alice Wong and Andrew Pulrang about their numerous projects, most importantly #CripTheVote and the Disability Visibility Project. We discuss the election, the affordances of online collaboration and activism, intersectionality and disability, and the importance of culture, not just politics. Be sure… read more

Calling All Future Leaders of TASH!

As a disability advocacy organization, TASH believes that people are the foundation of excellence. We pride ourselves in ensuring that future generations have a stage to share their ideas and continue the tradition of innovation. The TASH Conference does this by featuring sessions and workshops that are of interest to early career professionals, doctoral students,… read more

TASH Welcomes New Members to the 2017 Board of Directors

It’s that time of year again – for TASH to welcome a new cast of members to its Board of Directors. The TASH Board of Directors includes a diverse array of individuals, including researchers, professionals, direct service workers, family members and people with disabilities, all whom share a commitment to help create quality lives for people with disabilities. This year, TASH welcomes five individuals to sit on the Board of Directors. Congratulations… read more

Florida Developmental Disabilities Council Seeks Executive Director

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BACKGROUND The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council is seeking qualified candidates for the Council’s Executive Director position. This is a high-level position that is responsible for the operation of a federally funded non-profit organization charged with implementing the federal Developmental Disabilities Act in Florida. Candidates must possess knowledge of intellectual and developmental disabilities, organizational management, advocacy… read more

Show Up To The TASH Conference In Style!

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We’re nearly a month away from the 2016 TASH Conference and we can’t wait to see you in St. Louis! As a registered conference attendee, we’d like to invite you to show up in style. For a limited time only, TASH is selling conference T-shirts and sweatshirts. The sale ends on November 8th, so we… read more

Recreation & Leisure Sessions at the TASH Conference

New Sessions! This year we are re-introducing “Recreation & Leisure” sessions at the TASH Conference. As legislative advances help secure full integration of people with I/DD in the community, it is imperative that we pay attention to this topic. Recreation and leisure is an integral part of everyone’s life. Imagine how your life would be… read more

From Angry Mom to Power Mom: The Parent Training and Information Centers and Your Child’s Individualized Education Program

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Season 1, Episode 13 — 20 October 2016 About this episode Paula Wills and Michelle Phillips of Chicago’s Family Resource Center on Disabilities discuss the services that are available through the Parent Training and Information Center to parents trying to navigate the education provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Prior to being the… read more