TASH Conference

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

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

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

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

Arrive In Style…To The 2015 TASH Conference

TASH has created a fun way for you to support our 40th Anniversary and arrive at this year’s conference in style…T-shirts! Visit our T-shirt campaign and select from three different items: short sleeve T-shirts, long sleeve T-shirts, and hooded sweatshirts – all with the TASH 40th Anniversary logo on the front. These items will be a hit at… 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