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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

The Partnership for People with Disabilities at VCU Seeks Associate Director

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Associate Director (Position Number #G00110) Partnership for People with Disabilities A University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities At Virginia Commonwealth University The Partnership for People with Disabilities at VCU is currently recruiting for an Associate Director. The Partnership is recognized as Virginia’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) by the US Department… read more

The Indiana University School of Education at Indianapolis Seeks Clinical Assistant Professor

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Clinical Assistant Professor, Elementary Inclusive/Special Education Focus on Instruction for Students with High Incidence Disability Labels in Racially and Linguistically Diverse Urban Schools The Indiana University School of Education at Indianapolis (IUPUI) is seeking an exemplary Assistant Clinical faculty member to contribute to our progressive urban Elementary Teacher Education program. All candidates in teacher education… 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

TASH Welcomes New Members to the 2018 Board of Directors

Congratulations to our newest board members! It’s that time of year again – for TASH to welcome a new cast of members to its Board of Directors. The TASH Board of Directors includes a diverse array of individuals, including researchers, professionals, direct service workers, family members and people with disabilities, all whom share a commitment to help create quality lives for people with disabilities. This year, TASH welcomes four… read more

The Department of Special Education at KU Seeks Assistant/Associate Professor

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The University of Kansas, Department of Special Education is recruiting applicants for a nine-month, tenure-track position in our nationally ranked Special Education program, beginning August 2018. The position is at the assistant/associate rank. We have not limited the search to a specific area of scholarship. Instead, we seek applications from scholars who are focused on… 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

The Department of Special Education at the University of Illinois Seeks Professor and Department Head

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The Department of Special Education at the University of Illinois seeks a nationally recognized scholar with effective leadership qualities to serve as the tenured Professor and Head of the Department. The Head will support an exceptionally strong faculty to fulfill the research, teaching, and service missions of the Department and College in a major research… read more

The Current Status of the HCBS Waiver

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The Final Home and Community-Based Services waiver (HCBS) was issued in January 2014. States currently have until March 2022 to be fully compliant with this rule. VOR and Together for Choice are two organizations that have been rallying for the scaling back of or altogether eliminating the HCBS Settings Rule in the name of “choice.”… read more