Press Room
Welcome to TASH’s Press Room.  Below you will find links to TASH press releases, links to articles in the news that feature TASH, and contact information for all media related inquiries.

Press Releases

January 4, 2017
TASH Awarded Disability Communications Grant

October 11, 2016
TASH Awarded Federal Grant

May 12, 2016
Family Members Shift from Opposition to Satisfaction Regarding the Deinstitutionalization Process

May 4, 2016
TASH Board of Directors Names Next Executive Director

April 12, 2016
TASH and the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Host Conference on Faith and Disabilities

March 21, 2016
TASH Applauds the U.S. AbilityOne Commission’s Declaration in Support of Minimum Wage for Program Employees

February 29, 2016
TASH Receives International Award for Policy Work Aimed at Education Equity

January 12, 2016
TASH Recognized Internationally for Policy Work Aimed at Education Equity

October 29, 2015
The TASH Conference Visits Portland

September 15, 2015
Leading Organizations of Americans with Disabilities Call for Reform of AbilityOne Program

July 15, 2015
Ralph Edwards Elected President of TASH Board of Directors

June 19, 2015
TASH Joins Civil Rights and Education Advocates in Protecting Children, Civil Rights in ESEA Reauthorization

June 10, 2015
Guardianship Recommended More Frequently Than Alternatives 

April 15, 2015
APRAIS Celebrates Adoption of Restraint and Seclusion Amendment in ESEA

December 19, 2014
The SWIFT Center Publishes Issue Brief on School Discipline Policy Considerations

October 13, 2014
The SWIFT Center Publishes Issue Brief on Delivering Equity in Schools

October 8, 2014
TASH’s Barb Trader Interviewed for ATN’s Online Trauma Summit

August 11, 2014
TASH Commends OCR’s Strong Stand Against Restraint and Seclusion

 

TASH in the News

November 10, 2016
TASH Conference Comes to St. Louis this month, boasts strong ties to UMSL

October 13, 2016
HHS Expands Initiative for Youth, Young Adults with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities

September 21, 2016
Center to Foster Self-Advocacy for People with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities

September 20, 2016
Cameras in Special Ed. Classrooms a Complex Issue

August 18, 2016
Oversight of private special education schools begins at Oakland Unified

June 9, 2016
Discipline in Private Special Education Schools Under Investigation by California Attorney General

May 4, 2016
U.S. Students Filed Record 10,000 Civil Rights Complaints Last Year

April 29, 2016
Lawsuit Won’t Serve Disabled

April 25, 2016
Close Institutions for Disabled

April 22,2016
How Churches Can Better Welcome Those With Disabilities

April 6, 2016
Yudin to Leave OSERS at End of Month

January 13, 2016
TASH Recognized by International Disability Rights Group for Education Work

December 17, 2015
When Teachers Abuse Disabled Children

October 28, 2015
A Rework for ‘Restraint and Seclusion’

September 2, 2015
Tobinworld Special-Education Schools Under Fire

August 27, 2015
Controversial Psychologist Found Working at Special Ed Schools

August 26, 2015
Goodwill Accuses Advisory Panel of Exceeding Mandate on Subminimum Wages

July 24, 2015
No Child Left Behind’s One Big Achievement?

July 16, 2015
Georgia is Illegally Segregating Special Ed Students, Federal Investigation Says

July 8, 2015
Don’t Underestimate Students with Disabilities

June 19, 2015
Supporting Self-Advocacy for Young Adults with Disabilities

June 16, 2015
Guardianship Often Recommended Over Alternatives

May 20, 2015
‘Opt Out’ Becomes an Anti-Test Rallying Cry in New York State

April 19, 2015
Little Oversight of Restraint Practices in Special Education

April 16, 2015
Restraint and Seclusion, Gifted Education Among Amendments to ESEA Bill

April 16, 2015
Panel Approves Language on Restraint, Nixes Amendment on Dyslexia

March 30, 2015
Can Every Person with a Disability Hold a Regular Job?

February 17, 2015
State Legislatures Take Aim at Restraint, Seclusion in Schools

February 12, 2015
Connecticut Schools Pin Down and Restrain ‘Staggering’ Number of Kids

February 6, 2015
Debate Over Testing Frequency Part of Larger Tussle Over Federal Role

February 3, 2015
Disability Groups May Ask OSEP to Rethink Letter on Classroom Observation

January 28, 2015
Disability Group Seeks to Head Off Movement to Put Cameras in Classrooms

May 24, 2014
Autism in the News: Judge Rotenberg Center Petition

Contact TASH

If you would like to schedule an interview with TASH, please contact Bethany Alvaré (contact information provided below) and note your contact information and story deadline.  Bethany’s preferred contact method is email.

Bethany Alvaré, Advocacy Communications Manager
Email: balvare@tash.org
Phone: (202) 540-8014