Ruthie Beckwith

Speechless Premiers Wednesday

A scene from ABC's new series, Speechless: A lift lowering Minnie Driver and Micah Fowler from the open doors at the back of an accessible van. They are both showing a lot of attitude. They are flanked by the father and sister of the family.

Author: Ruthie-Marie Beckwith, TASH Executive Director When I first saw the trailer for Speechless, the new ABC sitcom that premiers this Wednesday at 8:30 P.M. Eastern, I was truly amazed. It had something for everyone who has been involved with people with disabilities from beginning to end. (No spoilers here :-)). It has great stars… read more

Message From Our Executive Director | What TASH Means to Me!

A close-in portrait of Ruthie-Marie Beckwith. She has curly hair tumbling over part of her forehead.

Author: Ruthie-Marie Beckwith, TASH Executive Director It’s hard to believe that two months have passed since I came on board as the new executive director of TASH. After 35 years, I’ve picked up my Tennessee roots and replanted them in a new apartment in Alexandria, VA. I’m navigating the Metro system to make my way… read more