TASH to launch ACL-funded National Training & Technical Assistance Center on Disability Employment Outcomes

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In partnership with the Lewin Group and the Administration on Disabilities, TASH is pleased to announce its engagement in the establishment of a National Disability Employment Training and Technical Assistance Center, funded through the Administration on Disabilities (AoD) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Living (ACL). The National Disability… read more

National Disability Employment Awareness Month: Alison Barkoff

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https://media.blubrry.com/tashamplified/content.blubrry.com/tashamplified/YES-Amplified-s4e5-14-Oct-2020-Alison-Barkoff-NDEAM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:31 — 90.7MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS This is the first in a series of podcasts in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). TASH’s interim Executive Director, Serena Lowe talks with Alison Barkoff, the Director of Advocacy, Center for Public Representation. They have a wide-ranging… read more

Harvard Graduate School of Education Faculty Search: Learning and Teaching in the 21st Century

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The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position from candidates with extensive expertise in educational practice who are focused on improving outcomes for all students ranging in approach to teaching and learning. Candidates could focus on any level of the PK-16 educational system and should work to… read more

Employee Retention in Competitive Integrated Employment for People with Disabilities

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https://media.blubrry.com/tashamplified/content.blubrry.com/tashamplified/TASH-Amplified-s3e1-8-Oct-2018-Carol-Schall-employment-retention.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 41:19 — 75.7MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS Season 3, Episode 1 — 8 October 2018 About this episode Carol Schall, Assistant Professor of Special Education and Disability Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University and the Director of Technical Assistance for the Virginia Commonwealth University Autism Center for Excellence,… read more

TASH Heating Things Up on the Hill

It is a SCORCHING 90+ degree weather in Washington, D.C. today, but that will not stop TASH members and advocates from across the country, to gather on Capitol Hill to hear from disability champions in Congress and meet with U.S. senate and house offices. TASH’s Capitol Hill Day started with an 8:30 AM meeting at… read more

Notice of Vacancy: Project Manager

Send Resume and Letter of Introduction to: ecanizalez@tash.org  by Friday, May 30th Founded in 1975, TASH is a values-driven, cross-disability advocacy organization of self-advocates, families, researchers, professionals, policy-makers, and others who work together to formulate solutions to tough barriers.  The inclusive practices we validate through research lead to inclusive, more tolerant communities. TASH’s mission is… read more

One Step Forward

On February 12th, it became easier for some individuals with disabilities to build financial assets. On this day, President Obama made good on his promise to raise the minimum wage for Federal contract workers to $10.10 per hour. In an Executive Order, the President outlined the details, which are included in a Fact Sheet (view… read more

Milton Tyree Receives Marc Gold Award for Employment

WASHINGTON (November 13, 2013) – TASH, a nonprofit advocate for inclusion and the human rights of people with significant disabilities, will recognize Milton Tyree as the recipient of the 2013 Marc Gold Award for Employment. An award presentation will take place during this year’s TASH Conference, December 11, 2013, in Chicago, Ill. The Marc Gold… read more

TASH’s Barb Trader Discusses Customized Employment on Podcast

Barb Trader, TASH Executive Director, was this month’s featured guest on the Griffin-Hammis Customized Employment Podcast, hosted by Cary Griffin. The two discussed current trends surrounding inclusion, transition from school to adulthood and the upcoming TASH Conference in Chicago! You can listen to the full interview at GriffinHammis.Podbean.com.… read more

TASH Asks Senate to Strike Section 511 from Workforce Investment Act

On July 31, the Senate HELP Committee passed the Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization (S. 1356), which includes several provisions that TASH is pleased to see, including an extension of supported employment to 24 months, and the inclusion of customized employment and Discovery as fundable services. However, TASH and several of its allies in the disability… read more