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Congratulations to Our 2017 Award Winners!

Each year, TASH honors those whose contributions have advanced equity, opportunity, and inclusion for people with disabilities, and whose actions set a high standard for human rights every day. The award recipients will be acknowledged during the 2017 TASH Conference in Atlanta, GA December 13-15, 2017. Congratulations to the 2017 winners! LARRY J. BRUMOND SUPPORTIVE RELATIONSHIP Brenda… read more

Rud and Ann Turnbull Join TASH in Atlanta!

Portrait of Ann and Rud Turnbull

TASH is excited to announce Rud and Ann Turnbull as the opening keynote speakers at the 2017 TASH Conference. This year’s TASH Conference will be held in Atlanta, GA, December 13-15, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. Rud and Ann Turnbull have been professors, researchers, and advocates for individuals with disabilities and their families, and service providers for over four… 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

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

The HCBS Waiver and WIOA at #2015TASHconf

HCBS Waiver In January 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released final rules regarding the settings of Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS). These rules require HCBS settings to provide opportunities for participants to engage in community life, have access to the community, control their personal resources, and seek employment and work in… read more

Research Sessions Galore at the TASH Conference

Each year, the TASH Conference presents researchers with an invaluable opportunity to expand their research, collaborate with self-advocates and families, learn from other researchers, and discuss research trends and needs in the field. This year’s conference includes over 100 research-focused sessions, a colloquium, an early career researcher track, and more! Learn more about these sessions below: Research Colloquium The… read more

There’s Something In It For Everyone…At The TASH Conference

For 40 years, the TASH Conference has impacted the disability field and reignited the passion needed to create an inclusive world. The conference connects attendees to innovative information, industry resources, and hot topics. No matter your interests, there’s something in it for everyone at the TASH Conference. The flyers listed below highlight hot topics that… read more