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

The Stars of Wretches & Jabberers, Part I

It is fitting that TASH is in my mind today because it is coming full circle in the time of right thinking for the people who did not understand that we have intelligence in our heads. I presented the movie idea in 2008. It is great to be where I am today. I had promised… read more

Stories from the Family Support Training Project

Svetlana sent us this letter after participating in a TASH Family Support Training event in Seattle, Washington. We have posted this with her permission to share her story with others. The TASH Family Support Training project was held in 12 states and two U.S. territories with the intentional focus of bringing together participants of different… read more

Inclusive Education: How Do You Know It If You See It?

Since inclusive education began in the mid-1980s people have asked “how do you know it if you see it?” Cheryl Jorgensen poses thought-provoking questions on inclusive education and provides a free resource for evaluating inclusive schools.… read more

Wretches & Jabberers Makes Big Screen Debut

Wretches & Jabberers, the inspiring tale of two men with autism who are changing perceptions about people with disabilities and the way we communicate, is coming to a theater near you. Don't miss the national debut of this flim, which will be in theaters nationwide this April during National Autism Awareness Month.… read more

Rep. Miller Receives Diane J. Lipton Award at Cal-TASH Conference

Each year, the Diane J. Lipton Memorial Cal-TASH Award is given to an individual who has shown outstanding commitment and effort in systems level advocacy to promote policy that upholds the rights of individuals with disabilities, particularly children and youth, in inclusive schools and communities. It should come as no surprise, then, that U.S. Rep.… read more

Social Security 101: What’s in it for me?

The Social Security Administration will be hosting a free webinar today, March 10, at 3 p.m. ET, entitled “Social Security 101: What’s in it for me?” This webinar aims to provide answers to common questions about Social Security. Participants will also receive tips on saving and planning for the financial future.… 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

What Medicaid Changes in Wisconsin Mean for the Disability Community

If you have been watching the national news you know that all is not right in Wisconsin. While the focus has been mainly on the issue of collective bargaining and benefits and wages for public employees, there are five pages tucked within Governor Walker’s 144 page budget repair bill that will have significant consequences for… read more