Inclusive Education

Introducing TASH’s Statement on Inclusive and Remote Learning during COVID-19

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As this school year begins, I must admit I am more nervous than usual about what happen for my daughter Cassie. Cassie is entering 3rd grade. Cassie has been given the labels of Cerebral Palsy, Sensory Processing Disorder, global developmental delays, nonverbal and behavioral concerns. We were already concerned, as Cassie will not wear a… read more

What We’ve Learned from Our First Experience of Remote Education

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During these uncertain times educators across the globe have developed new and creative ways to provide access to individualized instruction for students with extensive support needs through distance learning. The TASH Early Career Research Network reached out to teachers across the nation to inquire about their experiences supporting students and to share resources they found… read more

Inclusive Education: Parents and Educators in Partnership

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When: Inclusive Education: Parents and Educators in Partnership is a six-part webinar series. Episodes are every week on Tuesdays at 7:00 PM Eastern, starting February 19th, running through March 26th. About the Series: What does inclusion look like for students with significant disabilities?  How can parents and teachers work together to make inclusion happen for… read more

Exploring Inclusive Education at the TASH Conference!

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For over 40 years, TASH has advocated for full membership, relationships, participation, and learning for all students with disabilities. We believe that true inclusion can be achieved within general education classrooms, in which students with disabilities have access to general education curriculum and learn alongside their same-aged peers without disabilities. As always, the TASH Conference… read more

The Individualized Education Program as a Living Document

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Season 2, Episode 2 — 7 August 2017 About this episode In preparation for the return to school, the theme of the current issue of our membership magazine is “The Individualized Education Program as a living document”. We talk with Amy Toson, the guest editor of this issue, about what the IEP as a living… read more

Action Alert | Contact OSERS to Help Protect the Rights of Students with Disabilities

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Contact Ruth Ryder at the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) and help protect the rights of students with disabilities! On February 16, TASH, on behalf of its members, sent Ruth Ryder, Acting Director of OSERS, a letter expressing concern with the announcement from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) in the January 3,… read more

From Angry Mom to Power Mom: The Parent Training and Information Centers and Your Child’s Individualized Education Program

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Season 1, Episode 13 — 20 October 2016 About this episode Paula Wills and Michelle Phillips of Chicago’s Family Resource Center on Disabilities discuss the services that are available through the Parent Training and Information Center to parents trying to navigate the education provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Prior to being the… read more

The Department of Ed Releases 2013-14 Civil Rights Data Collection

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today unveiled new data from the 2013-2014 school year showing gaps that still remain too wide in key areas affecting educational equity and opportunity for students, including incidents of discipline, restraint and seclusion, access to courses and programs that lead to college and career readiness, teacher equity,… read more

Special Education Teachers and the General Education Curriculum

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Season 1, Episode 7 — 25 April 2016 About this episode Professor Amy Petersen discusses her study of the challenges Special Education teachers face in providing access to the general education curriculum for their students. About the presenters Amy J. Petersen is Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Northern Iowa,… read more