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Welcome, Tia Nelis!

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Join us in welcoming Tia Nelis to the TASH team! Meet Tia Tia Nelis is the new Director of Policy & Advocacy for TASH. She comes to TASH after serving as Self-Advocacy Specialist at the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center within the Institute on Disability and Human Development at University of Illinois at Chicago. She… read more

Welcome, Alison DeYoung!

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Join TASH in welcoming Alison DeYoung to the Youth Employment Solutions (YES) Center team! Meet Alison Alison DeYoung is the Quality Control Manager of the Pacific and Western Region with the Youth Employment Solutions (YES) Center. She began working in the field of education in 2008 while completing her undergraduate and Master’s degree at the… read more

Indiana University Seeks Director

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Director, Center for Community Living and Careers Indiana Institute On Disability and Community Indiana University Position Description: Indiana University seeks a Research Scholar to serve as the Director of the Center for Community Living and Careers (CCLC) at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC) at Indiana University. IIDC is Indiana’s University Center for… read more

2016 TASH Conference Recap

Well, St. Louis, you treated us well! Earlier this month, we hosted our 41st annual conference at the beautiful Union Station Hotel. We had nearly 800 attendees, 300 speakers, and two concerts. Every hour on the hour, we were treated to a light show in the hotel’s iconic lobby. Attendees joined us from 48 states… read more

The Arc of Chemung Seeks Executive Director

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Executive Director The Arc of Chemung Elmira, NY The Arc of Chemung is an established and well-respected nonprofit that supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The Arc of Chemung is seeking an experienced Executive Director who can build on our successful track record and who shares our values, including a commitment… 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

TASH Connections: Call for Proposals

Special Issue: Perspectives on Post-Secondary Education: Voices of Self-Advocates & Students with Disabilities TASH Connections is an online magazine written exclusively for, and by, TASH members. Each issue contains provocative articles on breakthroughs in the disability field, and challenges readers to rethink some of the toughest issues affecting people with disabilities, their families and advocates.… 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

#CripTheVote and Online Disability Activism

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Season 1, Episode 14 — 10 November 2016 About this episode We talk with Alice Wong and Andrew Pulrang about their numerous projects, most importantly #CripTheVote and the Disability Visibility Project. We discuss the election, the affordances of online collaboration and activism, intersectionality and disability, and the importance of culture, not just politics. Be sure… read more