Inclusive Education

There’s Something In It For Everyone…At The TASH Conference

For 40 years, the TASH Conference has impacted the disability field and reignited the passion needed to create an inclusive world. The conference connects attendees to innovative information, industry resources, and hot topics. No matter your interests, there’s something in it for everyone at the TASH Conference. The flyers listed below highlight hot topics that… read more

Just Released! TASH Connections Issue on The SWIFT Center

Guest Author: Mary Schuh When SWIFT Center was asked to contribute to a TASH Connections issue on inclusive education, we proudly viewed this as an opportunity to connect with and reinforce the efforts of the international community of families, professionals, educators, researchers, and policy makers who have been leading the way to achieve social justice… read more

Education Equity Matters / Schedule

Friday, August 1, 2014 University of Missouri-St. Louis. St. Louis, Missouri Back to Event Description Education Equity Matters is a one-day TASH regional conference with a specific focus on evidence-based practices in educating students with significant disabilities in inclusive classrooms and school communities. YOU CAN STILL REGISTER AT THE DOOR Download a registration form to save time… read more

Education Equity Matters

Friday, August 1, 2014 University of Missouri-St. Louis. St. Louis, Missouri Registration Fees: Early-Bird Member: $70 Regular Member: $85 Early-Bird Non-Member: $100 Regular Non-Member: $115 Early-Bird Deadline: July 1 Education Equity Matters is a one-day TASH regional conference with a specific focus on evidence-based practices in educating students with significant disabilities in inclusive classrooms and school… read more

An Introduction to the Common Core State Standards

Leah Wood and Alicia Saunders, UNC Charlotte Undoubtedly, everyone invested in special education, personally or professionally, is affected by the changes in policy that have led to the adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS; http://www.corestandards.org). As a field, we now have a collective agenda: the interpretation and implementation of the CCSS for all… read more

The Buzz About the Common Core State Standards

Letter from the Editor There has been a great deal of buzz about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  Rightfully so, the introduction of a common set of standards sets the stage for a new day in education…or does it?  Standards or norms can be helpful and provide focus.  But, it is important to keep… read more

Toward More Compassionate Schools

Letter from the Executive Director As the nation rolls out the high academic standards called for in the Common Core, it is important to pause and consider the other half of the “pyramid” – are kids getting the necessary supports to manage their own behavior? As TASH members, this question immediately brings to mind Positive… read more

Making Sense of the Common Core Standards

Letter from the Board President With this issue of Connections, TASH once again undertakes one of it primary missions: to educate its members and other interested individuals with cutting-edge information relevant to the lives of people with significant disabilities. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were developed under the leadership of National Governors Association Center… read more