A Fantastic Day of Reflection with Barbara Ransom at TASH’s Outstanding Leadership in Disability Law Symposium and Awards Dinner!

(left to right) Ruby Moore, Barbara Ransom, and Ruthie-Marie Beckwith pose for a photo after Barbara Ransom was presented with her award.

On Thursday, July 25th, TASH hosted our third annual Outstanding Leadership in Disability Law Symposium and Awards Dinner. This year’s honoree is Barbara Ransom. It was an enlightening and emotional time to learn from the experts and the experienced, catch up with colleagues and old friends, and to make new connections to foster further progress… read more

Western Carolina University Seeks a Special Education Instructor

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Posting Number: FAC339P Quick Link for Internal Postings: Classification Title: Instructor Working Title: Instructor – Special Education – #T10060 Department: School of Teaching and Learning Position Type: Time-Limited Full-Time Number of Hours Per Week: Number of Months Per Year: 9 Open Date: 07/03/2019 Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Position Summary Special and Inclusive… read more

Walking the Talk of Presuming Competence

When:  Walking the Talk of Presuming Competence is a webinar presented by the New England Chapter of TASH. The webinar is on June 14, 2019 at Noon Eastern Time. About This Presentation:  In the world of augmentative/alternative communication (AAC), the “presumption of competence” is seen as a core guiding principle for supporting a person who… read more

Communication and Literacy in Inclusive Settings: Pablo’s Story

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By Adie Buchinsky, Special Education Teacher, CHIME Charter School Pablo Garcia is a 6th grade student who has been a full member in his inclusive school community in Woodland Hills, California since kindergarten.  The mindsets of his teachers have focused on his strengths, while continuing to develop his competence in clearly expressing himself to others… read more

Job Posting: The Babcock Center Seeks a Senior Director of Residential Services

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Title: Senior Director, Residential Services Location: West Columbia, South Carolina Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience. Benefits: Competitive PTO program, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long and Short Term Disability, and 401K match. Application Steps: Please complete our online application and include a resume, cover letter, and two letters of professional reference. Organization Information: Babcock… read more

Job Posting: Arc of Baltimore Seeks Transformation Executive of Community Living

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About Us Dedicated to providing advocacy and high quality, life-changing supports since 1949, The Arc Baltimore supports more than 6,000 adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families living and working in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. With an annual budget of $50 million and approximately 950 full and part time employees,… read more

TASH’s 2019 Public Policy Agenda

After three months of discussion, the TASH Public Policy Committee voted in March to approve our 2019 policy agenda. We are pleased to share the results of our Committee’s work with you below. If you have any questions or comments about TASH’s policy agenda, or want to become involved with the committee, contact Tia Nelis… read more

Energetic Attendees and Heartfelt Celebrations at the 36th Annual Cal-TASH Conference

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The 36th Annual Cal-TASH conference on February 22nd and 23rd was a huge success in sunny San Diego, California! Day One started off with a Town Hall on how the Department of Developmental Services Self-Determination program is working, featuring moderator Richard Rosenberg with panelists Aaron Carruthers, Ari Ne’eman, Judy Mark, Maria Marquez, and Elizabeth Harrell.… read more

Job Posting: Director of the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire

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Position ProfileDirector — Institute on Disability (IOD)University of New HampshireDurham, New Hampshire The University of New Hampshire (UNH) seeks a skilled leader who brings leadership, vision, and expertise to advance IOD’s mission to improve knowledge, policies, and practices related to the lives of people with disabilities and their families. The Director will work closely with… read more