TASH Conference

Get to Know the Host City for this Year’s TASH Conference

Atlanta skyline at dusk

Each year, the TASH Conference brings together a diverse community of individuals who celebrate their passion for disability rights. But it’s not every year that the TASH Conference brings together this community in Atlanta, Georgia ­– the city that spearheaded the 1960’s Civil Rights Movement. This year’s conference theme, “Still We Rise for Equity, Opportunity,… read more

Community Living Sessions & Hot Topics at the TASH Conference

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TASH believes that all people have the right to live in and participate in the community with the supports they need. So for over 40 years, we’ve been committed to expanding person-centered, long-term supports and individualized choice for community living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. As always, the TASH Conference will place a… read more

Exploring Inclusive Education at the TASH Conference!

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For over 40 years, TASH has advocated for full membership, relationships, participation, and learning for all students with disabilities. We believe that true inclusion can be achieved within general education classrooms, in which students with disabilities have access to general education curriculum and learn alongside their same-aged peers without disabilities. As always, the TASH Conference… read more

Increasing Integrated Employment Opportunities at the TASH Conference

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For over 40 years, TASH has been a leader in the fight to end sub-minimum wages and sheltered work. Most recently, we’ve launched the YES! Center — a national training and technical assistance center dedicated to improving competitive, integrated employment outcomes for transition-aged youth and young adults with I/DD. Together, TASH and the YES! Center… read more

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

Tools for Life Lab at the 2017 TASH Conference

Tools for Life assistive technology lab

TASH is happy to announce that we’ll be hosting the Tools for Life (TFL) Assistive Technology Lab as exhibitors at the 2017 TASH Conference! The TFL Lab provides a range of assistive technologies for you to learn about and demo. Tools for Life, the Georgia Assistive Technology Act Program, is a program of AMAC Accessibility… 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

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