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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

Job Posting: Executive Director for Special Services, Evanston/Skokie School District 65

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Executive Director for Special Services Purpose Statement The job of Executive Director for Special Services is done for the purpose/s of directing Special Education programs and services; providing information and serving as a resource to others on Special Education and services; achieving defined objectives by planning, evaluating, developing, implementing and maintaining Special Education Services in… read more

Job Posting: Principal, Evanston/Skokie School District 65

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Principal Purpose Statement The job of Principal is done for the purpose/s of ensuring that all children are reaching their full academic potential. The Principal is the instructional leader of the school, and serves in this role in order to ensure high levels of learning for all students. The principal works closely with teachers, educational… read more

Inclusive Education: Parents and Educators in Partnership

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When: Inclusive Education: Parents and Educators in Partnership is a six-part webinar series. Episodes are every week on Tuesdays at 7:00 PM Eastern, starting February 19th, running through March 26th. About the Series: What does inclusion look like for students with significant disabilities?  How can parents and teachers work together to make inclusion happen for… read more