News

National Children’s Center seeks Chief Executive Officer

The National Children’s Center, Inc., is seeking a Chief Executive Officer in its Washington, D.C., office. Founded in 1958, the mission of the National Children’s Center is to “provide a lifetime of opportunities for people in our community with developmental disabilities to live full, meaningful and productive lives.”… read more

National ADA Symposium to be Held May 8-11 in Las Vegas

The National ADA Symposium features 64 sessions covering all areas of the Americans with Disabilities Act, with a special emphasis on the new developments in ADA regulations and guidelines. This year’s symposium will be held May 8-11, 2011, in Las Vegas, Nevada. … read more

The Assistive Technology Expo & Training – April 28 in Sacramento

The Assistive Technology Expo & Training provides a full day of training and hands-on demonstrations on Assistive Technology and Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in workshop strands and discover innovative approaches for language production, assisted communication and improved access. … read more

DOE Visits “SAM” Schools, Calls for Integration and Higher Standards

On March 14, the Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny visited the Ann Beers Elementary School in Washington, D.C., one of many schools across the nation that has implemented the Schoolwide Applications Model (SAM). This model was pioneered by TASH co-founder Wayne Sailor, who explains the promise of SAM. … read more

Guest Blog from the Stars of Wretches & Jabberers, Part II

Movies are the next best thing to People-like magazine coverage of your mission so I would like to rock the theaters across the country with lots of cheers to name our autistic starring roles as Oscar winning in leading the campaign for the acceptance of every one who communicates differently than the population of normally… read more

Kentucky TASH Supports the 2011 Arc of Kentucky Annual Conference

You’re invited to join Kentucky TASH for two days of advocacy and education featuring speakers and breakout sessions on the topics impacting the disability community today. Come lend your voice to the issues impacting Kentuckians, network with other self-advocates, families and professionals and reignite your passion for advocacy. … read more

The College Experience: An Interview with Micah Fialka-Feldman

Micah Fialka-Feldman is a nationally recognized advocate and speaker for inclusive education whose personal story is an inspiration for students with disabilities seeking education opportunities beyond high school. Micah attended college at Oakland University, where he had a much-publicized battle to live in the school’s dorm. In this interview, he discusses the challenges he faced,… read more