Inclusive Education

TASH Partners with SWIFT Center

This update is the first edition of what will be an ongoing series on the TASH blog to keep you updated on TASH’s role in the SWIFT Center (School Wide Integrated Framework for Transformation). The SWIFT Center is a national technical assistance center funded by the Office of Special Education Programs to implement a model… read more

TASH Releases New Training Series for Inclusive Education

TASH is pleased to offer the following presentations are part our 2013 Training Series on Inclusive Education. Come and learn from experts and innovators in the field on emerging topics in Inclusive Education, including: Quality Indicators of Inclusive Education: Policy & Practice Making High School Inclusion Meaningful Alternate Assessments (Part I): Where are We and… read more

News Article States ‘Inclusion May Not Be Best After All’ – TASH Responds

TASH has submitted the following letter in response to a recent article in Disability Scoop, “Study: Inclusion May Not Be Best After All“ On November 1, 2012, Disability Scoop published an article under the headline, “Study: Inclusion May Not Be Best After All,” which intended to bring to light findings from a study recently published… read more

CPSD Releases Recommendations on Academic Growth, Accountability and IDEA Monitoring

The following is a press release from the Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination, of which TASH is a member. Additional information, including the full report referenced below, can be found at Washington, DC – The Collaboration to Promote Self-Determination (CPSD) today released a series of recommendations from leading experts in special education policy concerning academic… read more

TASH Members Head to Capitol Hill

On Tuesday, June 26, the TASH Board of Directors and several TASH members and supporters gathered on Capitol Hill here in Washington, DC, for a day of advocacy. Each participant lined up several meetings with Senate and House offices throughout the day, and took part in information meetings aimed at generating support for TASH’s public… read more

Consider TASH Your Partner for 84.325K Grants

Back in the day, TASH grew to become a vibrant agent of change in part due to the smart use of TASH conferences and newsletters to get the word out about critical issues, research and resources. TASH members helped grow the reach and influence of TASH through operating systems change, research and professional development grants.… read more

TASH Shows ‘The Cost of Waiting’ to End Restraint & Seclusion

Through an analysis of news stories collected over the past year, The Cost of Waiting chronicles the vulnerability of children across the nation to restraint, seclusion and other dangerous aversive procedures. With each passing day, children in U.S. schools continue to be at risk of procedures that provide no therapeutic value and have shown to… read more

TASH Signs on to Letter to Maryland State Board of Education

TASH has signed on to a letter to the Maryland State Board of Education regarding proposed regulations on student discipline, which require greater data collection, promote reductions in disparities for students of color, and require that suspended students receive homework while on suspension, among other changes. … read more