TASH Conference

Show Up To The TASH Conference In Style!

TASH Sweatshirt

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

Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month!

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). As we celebrate the contributions of American workers with disabilities to the economy, we encourage everyone to register for the 2016 TASH Conference in order to access a wealth of information to help us close the gap of unemployed persons with disabilities. The 2016 TASH Conference will feature two Wednesday Workshops… read more

The Room Block for the 2016 TASH Conference is Now Open!

View of Union Station Hotel ceiling during light show

This year’s annual conference will be held November 30 – December 2 in St. Louis, MO. The conference will take place at the castlesque Union Station Hotel. This historic hotel is a converted railway terminal and is 2.7 miles from Gateway Arch and 16.5 miles from St. Louis International Airport. TASH’s room block for the Union Station… read more

2015 TASH Conference Recap

Wow! Not many words can describe this year’s TASH Conference and the passion it reignited for so many. To most, the TASH Conference is a community like no other – where inclusion, equity and high expectations are not just words – they are realities. The experience began when nearly 900 attendees from 45 states and eight… read more

Special Screening of Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq!

TASH Conference Attendees: Grab your morning coffee and join us for a special screening of Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq! Note from our award-winning director Nancy Buirski:  Afternoon of a Faun illuminates the exceptional qualities of Tanny in life and in dance. It portrays her artistic triumph and her personal tragedy of contracting polio at the… read more

Celebrate Good Times with TASH!

This year’s conference isn’t just your ordinary conference; it’s a celebration! Join TASH in celebrating 40 years of progressive leadership and a bright future ahead. Birthday Party! On Thursday, December 3rd, TASH will host a 40th Birthday Party. The party will feature an oral history of TASH. Speakers will include TASH founder, Wayne Sailor. A… read more

Experience Downtown Portland at the 2015 TASH Conference

Located on the banks of the Willamette River, this year’s conference hotel, the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront is within walking distance of top downtown attractions. As a conference attendee, you’ll be staying in the middle of it all from concerts & local culinary experiences to jogging, biking and kayaking at Waterfront Park. With breathtaking views… read more

Federal Officials Join TASH in Portland

As we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and the 40th anniversary of TASH, people with significant support needs still want and deserve better lives than what is typically available. It’s with the help of federal… read more

Ending Sheltered Workshops in Oregon & Beyond

In 2000, Paula Lane began working in a sheltered workshop in Beaverton, Oregon. In 2010, she earned her biggest paycheck – $53.66 for 81 hours of work. As lead plaintiff in a federal class action lawsuit (Lane v. Brown), Paula fights for the rights of an estimated 7,000 Oregonians who have been or are at… read more