TASH Members Receive Discounted Rate to APSE Webinar

Tired of being hung up on and having doors slammed in your face? Ever feel like your candidates aren’t as invested in the job development process as you are? Ever had a candidate find their own job and wish they could all be that easy? This webinar will discuss successful methods for how to best… read more

New Resource on Developing and Implementing PASS Plans

Griggin-Hammis Associates has issued a paper entitled Plans for Achieving Self-Support: There’s No Greater Burden Than Potential. The report outlines the benefits of The Plan for Achieving Self-Support, known as PASS, a powerful work incentive from the Social Security Administration that sees little use. … read more

TASH Delivers Recommendations to White House on Increasing Integrated Employment

TASH staff Barb Trader and Serena Lowe presented recommendations to increase integrated employment and to promote effective youth transition to employment at a White House meeting attended by White House staff and several agencies on September 22. As members of the National Disability Leadership Alliance, TASH had an opportunity to share recommendations of actions… read more

Latest Jobs Report Shows Troubles Remain

The September jobs report has been released, and although the economy added 103,000 jobs during the month, the unemployment rate was unchanged for Americans with disabilities. The current 16.1 percent unemployment rate among individuals with disabilities is significantly higher than the national average (9.1 percent), and remains much higher than the unemployment rate for those… read more

Using a Webinar for Class Instruction on Discovery and Employment

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and TASH is offering five webinars on Discovery & Employment that will be available 24/7 for the entire month! You can now view the webinar anytime you like, and as many times as you like, for a significantly reduced cost as low as $35 per webinar. A sample… read more

MEDICAID ALCHEMY: A Guest Post from Tom Nerney

Tom Nerney of the Center for Self-Determination contributes this guest post on a recently released report - Federal Financing of Supported Employment and Customized Employment for People with Mental Illness.… read more

Assistant Division Director for Vermont Dept of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living

The Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living is hiring a new Developmental Disabilities Assistant Division Director. Vermont has long been a national leader in community-based services for people with developmental disabilities. A $170 million budget makes this one of Vermont’s largest human service programs. It is an ideal opportunity to lead Vermont’s developmental… read more