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TASH’s Annual Chapter Leadership & Board Retreat

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Every summer, TASH hosts it annual in-person Board of Directors Retreat. This year we held our second annual Chapter Leadership Retreat and first annual Self-Advocacy Committee Meeting in conjunction with the Board Retreat. It was an action-packed three days, to say the least! We kicked off the retreat with a presentation by Allan Bergman, chair… read more

Join Us in Celebrating a Leader in Disability Law

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Join TASH in celebrating a lawyer who has created change for the lives of people with disabilities. For nearly four decades, Sue Jamieson, has focused on the rights of people in institutions. This interest began with her concern that this population was isolated, not only from society in general, but from legal advocacy in particular. Sue… read more

Welcome, Callie Anderson!

Join us in welcoming one of our summer interns, Callie Anderson, to the TASH team! Callie Anderson comes to us from New Hampshire. She is a graduating senior at Colby-Sawyer College in New London where she majors in psychology and minors in legal studies. Seeking the opportunity to apply her skills and learning in a real-world… read more

Welcome, Cassandra Willis!

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Join us in welcoming one of our summer interns, Cassandra Willis, to the TASH team! Cassandra Willis is a 3rd-year doctoral student in the Research to Policy Advocacy Program in the Counseling and Special Education Department at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, VA. She is beginning her dissertation in the area of administrative support of… read more

Don’t Judge This Book by Its Cover

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Guest Author: Matthew Lager Have you ever been to a book store and noticed the same book can have multiple different cover designs? My favorite book, The Poetry of Robert Frost is one such example. One cover shows a black and white photo of Mr. Frost looking pensive. Another is bland—no photos just the title… read more

The Arc Central Chesapeake Region Seeks Director of Person Centered Planning

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The Arc Central Chesapeake Region’s mission is to promote respect, create opportunities, and advocate for equal rights for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. As we focus on person-centered planning, we are seeking a thoughtful, hands on-manager who will keep the needs of the Arc’s clients at the forefront of every decision. The Organization… read more

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 www.tash.org/join. 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