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Congrats to the 2014 TASH Award Winners!

Each year, TASH honors those whose contributions have advanced equity, opportunity and inclusion for people with disabilities, and whose actions set a high standard for human rights every day.  TASH would like to extend a huge thank you to this year’s award winners.  Your hard work and dedication makes a difference! Alice H. Hayden Emerging


2014 TASH Conference Recap

Energy billowed about the ballroom as the 2014 TASH Conference kicked off with the passing of the ABLE Act in the House on December, 3rd.  Washington, DC Mayor Vincent Gray also welcomed the crowd with a stimulating speech on equity and human rights. Larger than ever, this year’s meeting hosted Town Halls, TASH Talks, poster

Pictured: Terri Ward and Kimberly Knackstedt

Poster Presentation Award Winners

Every year we have over 50 of our members and like-minded colleagues, advocates, and families present at our poster sessions.  The poster sessions are always well attended and one of the best features of the conference.  This year we decided to award the work represented on the posters since it reflects the mission and vision

Welcome Program at the 2014 TASH Conference

A unique feature of the TASH Conference is not just the presence of self-advocates, families, professionals, researchers, policy-makers and others; it’s our working together that helps us achieve equity, opportunity and inclusion for people with disabilities. We seek your help to facilitate the creation and expression of the TASH community at the 2014 conference. We

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Plan Ahead for the #2014TASHconf

With over 400 sessions offered at this year’s conference, we’re trying our best to prepare you for your conference experience. TASH continues its tradition of offering a broad range of conference sessions. In addition to our tradition, we’ve added TASH Talks, Town Halls, and even Capitol Hill Day to this year’s conference program. In order


Continuing Education Credit Instructions

This year, TASH will issue certificates of participation for Educators (CEUs) and for VR Professionals (CRCs). Please follow the instructions below to obtain documentation for continuing education credits. Step One Complete the continuing education request form: For CEUs. click HERE For CRCs, click HERE  Step Two Complete the evaluation form for each day you attend

Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, located at 999 9th St. NW. Home of the 2014 TASH Annual Conference

The Best Hotel in Town!

In effort to ensure the 2014 TASH Conference is inclusive, we negotiated the best rate in town for this year’s event. The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel is located at 999 9th St. NW just blocks from the United States Capitol. TASH attendees will enjoy a special rate of $169 per night plus tax (the

Why Attend the 2014 TASH Conference?

You ask and we shall tell!  Below you can find links to flyers that highlight hot topics to be featured at this year’s conference. Click on the flyer(s) that most closely relate(s) to you and learn why you should attend this year’s conference! Researchers Educators Parents Self-Advocates Supported Living Integrated Employment

2014 TASH Annual Conference Early-Bird, Best Ticket in Town!

Take advantage of the early-bird registration rate for the 2014 TASH Annual Conference! TASH is continuing its tradition of providing great content at the conference at the most affordable price for professionals, self advocates, and family members. Register today and save even more money on our competitive rates. This year’s conference will be at the

Registration Is Now Open!

Registration for the 2014 TASH Conference is now open.  Please see below for registration details. Early Bird Registration: Ends October 1 Regular Registration: October 2 through December 3 Late Registration: December 4 through Onsite To register online, Click Here. Paper registration will be available soon.  

Submit Your Proposal for the 2014 TASH Conference

Call for Proposals for the 2014 TASH Conference opens March 10 and closes on June 2, 2014 TASH is seeking proposal submissions for the 2014 Annual Conference,“Be the Future,” in Washington, DC, December 3-5, 2014. This year’s theme is inspired by the culture TASH has established in its aim to achieve equity, opportunity and inclusion