Congratulations to Our 2018 TASH Membership Poster Contest Winner!

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In case you missed it! We’d like to congratulate our 2018 TASH Membership Poster Contest winner, Marji Dalgarn! The poster is available for download here! Please print it out, hang it up, and enjoy! Interested in joining TASH? Find out why you should become a member at About the Artist Marjorie Dalgarn is a credential student at California State University,… read more

UMSL College of Education Seeks Assistant Teaching Professor of Special Education

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Assistant Teaching Professor of Special Education, Non-Tenure Track University of Missouri-St. Louis, College of Education Department of Educator Preparation, Innovation and Research The University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Education invites qualified professionals to apply for a full- time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track faculty position in Special Education. Applicants must have an active BCBA… read more

Communication for All at the 2017 TASH Conference!

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Communication Access was certainly a hot topic at the 2017 TASH Conference in Atlanta! TASH’s Communications Working Group kicked off the conversation with a Wednesday Workshop focused on how to move TASH’s Communication for All campaign forward in 2018. The panel, comprised of AAC users, researchers, and advocates, examined some of the myths and definitions of… read more

The Institute on Community Integration at University of Minnesota Seeks Full-Time Researcher

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A full-time (100% FTE) research leadership position is open in the Institute on Community Integration (ICI) in the Community Living program area.  This research position is designed to plan for, implement and report on currently funded and future research on programs and services related to positive supports, social inclusion, person-centered practices, organizational change, and community… read more

The Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University Seeks Faculty Position in the Area of Visual Impairments

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The Department of Special Education at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University invites applications for an open rank (assistant, associate, or full professor) faculty position in visual impairments. Our vision program has had a significant impact on the field for more than 60 years. We are seeking a strong scholar who can provide new leadership to… read more

Take Action! Protect the Americans with Disabilities Act!

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Take Action! Next week, the House of Representatives will most likely be voting on the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (H.R.620), a bill that would seriously weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The bill, introduced by Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) on January 24, 2017, would do the following: Eliminate the need for businesses and other… read more

Lavelle School for the Blind Seeks Executive Director

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The Lavelle School for the Blind (Bronx, New York) is seeking an Executive Director to replace Lorrie Nanry who retired after thirty-seven years of distinguished service to the school, the last three as the Executive Director. The Lavelle School for the Blind is a New York State-supported school for visually impaired and multiply handicapped children,… read more

Action Alert From TASH’s Self-Advocacy Committee

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Dear Self-Advocates & Family Members, We need you to take action right now! Our representatives and senators are hearing from Voice of the Retarded (VOR) and other parent groups that believe we should live in institutions and that the community is not a safe place for us to live. We need to tell them that the… read more

2017 TASH Conference Recap

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Wow, what an exciting way to close out 2017! We hosted our 42nd annual conference in Atlanta, GA last month. Over 700 attendees from 42 states and five countries (including Guam and Japan) gathered at the 52-story Atlanta Marriott Marquis. (Fun Fact: Scenes from the movies Manhunter, Flight, and The Hunger Games were filmed there!) We… read more