TASH Conference

Rud and Ann Turnbull Join TASH in Atlanta!

Portrait of Ann and Rud Turnbull

TASH is excited to announce Rud and Ann Turnbull as the opening keynote speakers at the 2017 TASH Conference. This year’s TASH Conference will be held in Atlanta, GA, December 13-15, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. Rud and Ann Turnbull have been professors, researchers, and advocates for individuals with disabilities and their families, and service providers for over four… read more

TASH Annual Conference Preview: Inclusion Means Diversity and Cultural Competency

The TASH Amplified logo: a line illustration of a desktop microphone with the TASH Möbius strip inlayed.

Season 1, Episode 16 — 27 November 2016 About this episode Natalie Holdren discusses sessions she will be presenting at the Annual Conference addressing cultural and linguistic competency for school staff working with parents of diverse backgrounds on their students’ Individualized Education Programs, how to make your TASH chapter more inclusive and tools to help… read more

TASH Annual Conference Wednesday Workshop Preview: Faith and Inclusion

The TASH Amplified logo: a line illustration of a desktop microphone with the TASH Möbius strip inlayed.

Season 1, Episode 15 — 26 November 2016 About this episode Mona Fuerstenau of Bethesda Lutheran Communities and Anthony Armitage of One-Classroom discuss a breadth of ways for faith communities to become agents for greater inclusion for people with disabilities, including advocating for inclusion in parochial schools, how faith communities can be networks of natural… read more

Communication Access at the 2016 TASH Conference

At the 2016 TASH Conference, there will be a major focus on the right to communicate. Below are the top three reasons that anyone interested in communication should attend the upcoming conference in St. Louis! 1) TASH will launch its new campaign, Speech for All. The campaign focuses on communication being a basic human right,… read more

Calling All Future Leaders of TASH!

As a disability advocacy organization, TASH believes that people are the foundation of excellence. We pride ourselves in ensuring that future generations have a stage to share their ideas and continue the tradition of innovation. The TASH Conference does this by featuring sessions and workshops that are of interest to early career professionals, doctoral students,… read more

Show Up To The TASH Conference In Style!

TASH Sweatshirt

We’re nearly a month away from the 2016 TASH Conference and we can’t wait to see you in St. Louis! As a registered conference attendee, we’d like to invite you to show up in style. For a limited time only, TASH is selling conference T-shirts and sweatshirts. The sale ends on November 8th, so we… read more

Recreation & Leisure Sessions at the TASH Conference

New Sessions! This year we are re-introducing “Recreation & Leisure” sessions at the TASH Conference. As legislative advances help secure full integration of people with I/DD in the community, it is imperative that we pay attention to this topic. Recreation and leisure is an integral part of everyone’s life. Imagine how your life would be… read more

Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month!

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). As we celebrate the contributions of American workers with disabilities to the economy, we encourage everyone to register for the 2016 TASH Conference in order to access a wealth of information to help us close the gap of unemployed persons with disabilities. The 2016 TASH Conference will feature two Wednesday Workshops… read more

The Room Block for the 2016 TASH Conference is Now Open!

View of Union Station Hotel ceiling during light show

This year’s annual conference will be held November 30 – December 2 in St. Louis, MO. The conference will take place at the castlesque Union Station Hotel. This historic hotel is a converted railway terminal and is 2.7 miles from Gateway Arch and 16.5 miles from St. Louis International Airport. TASH’s room block for the Union Station… read more

2015 TASH Conference Recap

Wow! Not many words can describe this year’s TASH Conference and the passion it reignited for so many. To most, the TASH Conference is a community like no other – where inclusion, equity and high expectations are not just words – they are realities. The experience began when nearly 900 attendees from 45 states and eight… read more