TASH Conference

Keynote Speakers for 2011 TASH Conference Announced

We are absolutely thrilled to announce not one, but three extraordinary keynote speakers lined up for the 2011 TASH Conference in Atlanta! These folks are giants in their own right, and represent three critical perspectives from the disability community. … drum roll please …… read more

Deadline Approaches for TASH Conference Call for Proposals

Toby Bazan, a self-advocate from Canyon Country, Calif., shares his experience as a presenter at the 2010 TASH Conference in Denver. TASH is accepting proposals for presenters through May 31, 2011, for the 36th Annual TASH Conference in Atlanta, Ga., November 30-December 3, 2011.… read more

Call for Proposals for the 2011 TASH Conference is now open!

Submit your proposals to present during the 2011 TASH Conference. TASH is seeking presentations that reflect innovative ideas, programs and practices that are leading to positive systems change for people with significant disabilities. View this free webinar on how to submit your proposal! … read more

Local Host Committee Kicks-Off Conference Preparation in Atlanta

The local host committee for the 2011 TASH Conference met Wednesday, February 16, in Atlanta, Ga., the host city for this year’s conference, to begin conversations on how to make the 2011 TASH Conference the best yet! That begs the question – what is the local host committee? Each year, TASH organizes a local host… read more

What Can You Do in Just Four Days?

What can you do in just four days? Can wrongs be righted? Can perceptions be changed? Can you rethink systems, practices and policies that have been in places for generations? Sometimes the path ahead seems so daunting that it’s difficult to imagine what difference can be made or where to start. That didn’t stop the… read more

TASH Chapters Unite at the 2010 TASH Conference

Representatives from TASH Chapters across the nation gathered this week for their annual Chapter Leadership workshop, the only time each year when these dedicated leaders on the frontlines of TASH’s grassroots network are able to meet and plan together in person. The workshop was a chance to reflect on a year of challenges and successes,… read more

Restraint & Seclusion Among Issues Tackled during TASH TECH Workshops

TASH opened the conference halls on Wednesday for those interested in a series of interactive workshops known as TASH TECHs. Each workshop is led by a leader in their respective field. Yesterday’s TECHs included one full-day workshop titled “Keeping All Students Safe: what H.R. 4247 means for you.” This eight-hour TASH TECH covered the great… read more

Thought Leaders Meet to Explore Education Reform

TASH continues to be the prominent national voice pushing for the full inclusion of  students with disabilities in education – in fact, not only is this one of the five core areas of the TASH National Agenda, but it’s also a central focus throughout the 2010 TASH Conference here in Denver. In addition to the… read more