What is LEND and Why is it Important for Us to Save?

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Guest Author: Tia Nelis Within the president’s budget, the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program is being cut due to lack of funds. The LEND program provides long-term, graduate level interdisciplinary training designed to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals with disabilities. This goal is accomplished by preparing trainees from diverse professional disciplines to assume leadership roles in their… read more

Join TASH in Welcoming Our Summer Intern, Paige Bradford!

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Join TASH in welcoming our new summer intern, Paige Bradford! This fall, Paige will enter her second year as a doctoral student at The George Washington University and is receiving a degree in special education. She has previously worked as a special education teacher for students with severe disabilities and as an in-home service provider. Paige… read more

TASH Honors Outstanding Leader in Disability Law

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TASH hosted the inaugural Outstanding Leadership in Disability Law Award Dinner & Symposium on Wednesday, June 14th in Washington, DC, and it was a huge success! The day began with a half-day symposium on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and included panel discussions of PARC v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Endrew F. v. Douglas… read more

Medicaid Cuts = Disability Cuts | The Toolkit

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This post was updated on July 13, 2017 Join TASH in our effort to #SaveMedicaid! Earlier this morning, the United States Senate Republicans unveiled a revised health care bill. The revised bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, still puts more than 15 million people with disabilities at risk. It’s critical, now more than ever, that… read more

Join TASH in Welcoming Our New Conference Planner!

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Linda Metchikoff-Hooker comes to TASH with over 25 years of experience in project management, leadership development, technical assistance, coaching, and conference planning services. She brings a contagious leadership style and a personal commitment to excellence that has resulted in exceeding expectations of clients such as the US Departments of Labor (DOL), Education (ED) and Health… read more

KU-TPE Seeks Senior Academic Advisor

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Department: Life Span Institute/Beach Center on Disability Unit: Transition Coalition/KU Transition to Postsecondary Education Position Title: Academic Advisor Senior FTE: 1.0 Supervisor: Dana Lattin, Research Project Director Salary Range: $48,000 – $55,000 FLSA: Exempt Employee Class: Unclassified Professional Staff Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5 Position Overview: The KU Transition to Postsecondary Education for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities (KU-TPE) is an inclusive postsecondary education program at… read more

LIFEDesigns, Inc. Seeks CEO in Bloomington, Indiana

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Job Title: Chief Executive Officer Location: Administrative Office Employee Type: Fulltime Reports to: Board of Directors Supervises: All Agency Staff FLSA Status: Exempt Pay Grade: NA Prepared by: F Roedl, Board President Approved by: LifeDesigns Board Position overview: The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for managing all legal, financial and business matters for LifeDesigns, Inc.… read more

Join TASH on June 6th at the “Don’t Cap Our Care” Rally

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Join us, the CCD, and nearly 30 other disability organizations as we co-sponsor the “Don’t Cap My Care” Rally in our nation’s capital. Senator Casey (PA), Senator Van Hollen (MD), Hon. Tony Coelho, and other members of Congress will be in attendance. The rally will take place at 1st St SE & Constitution, across from… read more

TASH Executive Director Writes Elected Officials Addressing the Raise the Wage Act

May 17, 2017 Senator Patty Murray Senator Bernie Sanders Representative Bobby Scott Representative Keith Ellison Dear Senator Murray, Senator Sanders, Representative Scott, and Representative Ellison: TASH wants to express its strong and enthusiastic support for the Raise the Wage Act. TASH is an international advocacy organization that was founded in 1975 to provide a voice… read more