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Take Action! Protect the Americans with Disabilities Act!

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Take Action! Next week, the House of Representatives will most likely be voting on the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (H.R.620), a bill that would seriously weaken the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The bill, introduced by Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) on January 24, 2017, would do the following: Eliminate the need for businesses and other… read more

Lavelle School for the Blind Seeks Executive Director

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The Lavelle School for the Blind (Bronx, New York) is seeking an Executive Director to replace Lorrie Nanry who retired after thirty-seven years of distinguished service to the school, the last three as the Executive Director. The Lavelle School for the Blind is a New York State-supported school for visually impaired and multiply handicapped children,… read more

Action Alert From TASH’s Self-Advocacy Committee

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Dear Self-Advocates & Family Members, We need you to take action right now! Our representatives and senators are hearing from Voice of the Retarded (VOR) and other parent groups that believe we should live in institutions and that the community is not a safe place for us to live. We need to tell them that the… read more

2017 TASH Conference Recap

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Wow, what an exciting way to close out 2017! We hosted our 42nd annual conference in Atlanta, GA last month. Over 700 attendees from 42 states and five countries (including Guam and Japan) gathered at the 52-story Atlanta Marriott Marquis. (Fun Fact: Scenes from the movies Manhunter, Flight, and The Hunger Games were filmed there!) We… read more

The State University of New York at Oswego Seeks Assistant Professor of Special Education

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The Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor in Special Education. Posting Date: November 17, 2017 Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.… read more

The College of Saint Rose Seeks Assistant Professor of Special Education

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Job Description: The Thelma P. Lally School of Education prepares high-quality, distinctive professionals dedicated to supporting diverse populations and committed to social justice. Through the efforts of faculty and collaborative partners, we balance research and practice to positively impact local, national, and global communities. Innovative and integrative scholarship, analysis, and reflection are hallmarks of our… read more

Get to Know the Host City for this Year’s TASH Conference

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Each year, the TASH Conference brings together a diverse community of individuals who celebrate their passion for disability rights. But it’s not every year that the TASH Conference brings together this community in Atlanta, Georgia ­– the city that spearheaded the 1960’s Civil Rights Movement. This year’s conference theme, “Still We Rise for Equity, Opportunity,… read more

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