Why Restraint Prevention is the Priority

A tight-in black-and-white portrait of Barb Trader. She has piercing eyes and an enigmatic half-smile. Her hair is angled off her forehead and she is wearing a dark, open- collared shirt.

Barb Trader, TASH ED, was a featured speaker at the Crisis Prevention Institute’s (CPI) launch of their North America Restraint Reduction Network. Barb serves a dual role with TASH and as the Convener of APRAIS, the Alliance for the Prevention of Restraint, Aversive Interventions and Seclusion which TASH launched in 2004. She focused her remarks on… read more

Take Action! ESEA is Critical for Our Children

Background: Why ESEA is Critical The nation’s most important education law for our country’s children – the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) – has historically provided critical civil rights protections for underserved students through a strong federal role in education and other key principles.  TASH has been at the table since the beginning and has been engaged… read more