New England TASH Weighs in on Massachusetts’ Revised HCBS State Transition Plan

Guest Author: Lydia Brown, Co-President of New England TASH In keeping with TASH’s commitment to equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all people with disabilities (and particularly those with the most significant disabilities) — which means advocating for community access and meaningful integration, with appropriate supports — I have written and submitted the following comment on… read more

Closing of Fernald Developmental Center

Guest Blog Post By: Ralph Edwards, 2015 TASH Board President On Thursday, November 13 2014, Fernald Developmental School closed its doors.  Founded in 1848 as the “Massachusetts School for the Feeble-Minded”(sic), it was the first of its kind in the Western Hemisphere.  At its founding, the 180+ acre school in the Boston suburbs was seen… read more