TASH Conference

Community Living Sessions & Hot Topics at the TASH Conference

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TASH believes that all people have the right to live in and participate in the community with the supports they need. So for over 40 years, we’ve been committed to expanding person-centered, long-term supports and individualized choice for community living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. As always, the TASH Conference will place a… read more

Exploring Inclusive Education at the TASH Conference!

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For over 40 years, TASH has advocated for full membership, relationships, participation, and learning for all students with disabilities. We believe that true inclusion can be achieved within general education classrooms, in which students with disabilities have access to general education curriculum and learn alongside their same-aged peers without disabilities. As always, the TASH Conference… read more

Increasing Integrated Employment Opportunities at the TASH Conference

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For over 40 years, TASH has been a leader in the fight to end sub-minimum wages and sheltered work. Most recently, we’ve launched the YES! Center — a national training and technical assistance center dedicated to improving competitive, integrated employment outcomes for transition-aged youth and young adults with I/DD. Together, TASH and the YES! Center… read more

Congratulations to Our 2017 Award Winners!

Each year, TASH honors those whose contributions have advanced equity, opportunity, and inclusion for people with disabilities, and whose actions set a high standard for human rights every day. The award recipients will be acknowledged during the 2017 TASH Conference in Atlanta, GA December 13-15, 2017. Congratulations to the 2017 winners! LARRY J. BRUMOND SUPPORTIVE RELATIONSHIP Brenda… read more

Tools for Life Lab at the 2017 TASH Conference

Tools for Life assistive technology lab

TASH is happy to announce that we’ll be hosting the Tools for Life (TFL) Assistive Technology Lab as exhibitors at the 2017 TASH Conference! The TFL Lab provides a range of assistive technologies for you to learn about and demo. Tools for Life, the Georgia Assistive Technology Act Program, is a program of AMAC Accessibility… read more

Rud and Ann Turnbull Join TASH in Atlanta!

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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

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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

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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