Disability Rights

Undocumented with Disabilities in America: Ensuring Service Providers Treat Immigrants and Minorities with Disabilities Equally

Jake Goodman poses for a photo with Representation Raskin

Guest Author: Jake Goodman Every TASH intern is required to complete what is called an “External Intern Final Project” where we are supposed to conduct a fieldwork research project as a means of applying our learning in a real-world context. This is an opportunity to be creative and there have been wonderful examples of that… read more

Take Action! Oppose the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2015

The ADA is once again under attack and it is important for all members of Congress to hear from people with disabilities that weakening the ADA is unacceptable!​ ​H.R. 3765, the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2015, would eliminate the responsibility of businesses to know their obligations under the ADA and place the burden… read more

Pennhurst Exhibit Tour Invited to Washington, DC

Women observing the Pennhurst exhibit

Exciting news! The Pennhurst exhibit, “The Pennhurst Story-Tragedy to Disability Rights”, has been invited to Washington, DC. Senator Bob Casey Jr. D-PA invited the traveling exhibit for a week-long showing at the Russell Senate Office Building. The exhibit will visit our nation’s capital the week of June 27th. Senator Casey, who is known for being… read more