This is What Inclusion Looks Like

Sharron’s Story: A Voice Discovered

Sharron has been living independently for about 10 years now and with the help of her support team she has been able to grow and become more independent as time continues. Over this 10-year period, she has made personal strides to help her team better understand the word “support” and to utilize the technology that was… read more

Meet David, an EMS Employee in North Carolina

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Meet David! David lives in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. During middle school and high school, David’s school transition plan involved working for part of each school day. He tried working in a hospital setting for a short time in high school; however, it ended badly because the school system did not involve support… read more

Meet Nate Trainor Who Believes Possibilities Can Be Endless

Meet Nate! When I was younger, I never dreamed of the possibilities that lied ahead. Now that I am older, I see that the possibilities can be endless.” – Nate Trainor Nate Trainor was born in 1984 with a rare disorder called Joubert Syndrome that occurs in around 1 out of 100,000 births. At just… read more

What Inclusion Looks Like Twitter Chat Recap

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Imagine a world where everyone truly belonged! That’s what TASH, The Autistic Self Advocacy Network, Autism Society, and filmmaker, Dan Habib, did. On March 23rd, we hosted a Twitter chat where people with disabilities, their families, educators, and other disability advocates answered the question “What does inclusion look like to you?” by sharing images, videos,… read more

Reflections of Erin – Inclusion Looks Like…

Guest Author: Barb McKenzie, Chair of Ohio TASH “Our daughter, Erin, unexpectedly passed away just two months after graduating from high school in 2004. Her sudden death brought forth a multitude of people, each expressing how he or she had been personally transformed by Erin’s presence and full participation in school and in life. Throughout… read more

What Inclusion Looks Like Twitter Chat

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When inclusion happens, we all benefit. This March, TASH launched its This is What Inclusion Looks Like campaign, shining a light on a world where everyone’s contribution counts. On Wednesday, March 23rd from 2-3pm, we are hosting a Twitter chat where people with disabilities, their families, educators, disability support organizations, and other disability advocates will answer… read more

Lives Worth Living | Implementing the HCBS Waiver Settings Rule

Meet Marie from Maine! Marie is a 55 year old woman, who lives in her own home in Maine. In this picture, she is boating with friends on Big Narrows Lake where she spends time every summer near her hometown of Lincoln. Life wasn’t always this blissful! When Marie was only 11 years old she… read more