ERIC Number: ED466066
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
TASH Newsletter, 2000-2001.
Newton, Priscilla, Ed.
TASH Newsletter, 26-27 2/3-12/1 Feb/Mar-Dec/Jan 2000-2001
Nine year 2000 issues of the newsletter of TASH, formerly The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, comprise this document. Each issue typically contains news items, a column by the organization's executive director, reports from special interest groups, legislative testimony, conference information, and several major articles relating to equity, quality and social justice for people with disabilities. The February/March 2000 through December 2000/January 2001 issues address: (1) 1999 TASH conference highlights, including excerpts from keynote addresses by Rich Villa and Kyle Glozier, and Inclusion and Universal Cooperation (Rosangela Berman Bieler); (2) inclusive schooling, with articles such as Including Students with Disabilities in Standards Based Education Reform (Kathy Boundy), Collaboration at Whittier High School (Mary Falvey and others), Whole Schooling: Linking Inclusive Education to School Renewal (Michael Peterson), The Inclusion of a Youth with Significant Disabilities in a Community Environment (Teri Jasman and others), and Reinventing Community in the Age of Globalization (Wayne Sailor); (3) embracing sexuality, which includes articles such as Moving beyond Denial, Suppression and Fear to Embracing the Sexuality of People with Disabilities (Pamela S. Wolfe and Wanda J. Blanchett), But I Thought Sexuality and Teens with Developmental Disabilities (Dave Hingsburger and others), Absence of Evidence: Myths about Autism and Mental Retardation (Anne Donnellan); (4) issues in supported employment, which includes Are We There Yet? Trends in Employment Opportunities and Supports (John Butterworth and Dana Gilmore), The Ticket-to-Work and Supported Employment: How Will It Work? (Dan O'Brien), and "Systems Change and Supported Employment: Is There Empirical Evidence of Change? (David Mank); (5) the victimization of people with developmental disabilities in the criminal justice system, which includes Doing Justice: Criminal Offenders with Developmental Disabilities (Joan Petersilia), Serious Issues Facing Today's Offender with Mental Retardation (Leigh Ann Davis), and Violence against Women with Developmental Disabilities: The Hidden Violence (Catriona Johnson); (6) the agenda and workshop descriptions for the 2000 TASH conference; (7) international perspectives, which includes Providing AAC Systems for Children in a Guatemalan Orphanage: How Do We Help Others in Culturally Responsive Ways? (Janet M. Duncan), Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Protection of Rights under International Law (Mental Disability Rights International), and New Voices in Iceland: Growing Up with a Disability (Dora S. Bjarnason); (8) early childhood, which includes Variables that Contribute to Self-Determination in Early Childhood (Elizabeth J. Erwin and Fredda Brown), What Children and Families Need in Health Care from Birth through Adulthood: One Parents Experiences and Advice (Kris Schoeller), Re-thinking Guardianship (Dohn Hoyle and Kathleen Harris), and Increasing Childrens Learning Opportunities in the Context of Family and Community Life (Carl J. Dunst and Mary Beth Bruder); and (9) highlights from the 2000 TASH conference. (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Adolescents, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Autism, Court Litigation, Criminals, Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Influences, Foreign Countries, Health Services, Inclusive Schools, Predictor Variables, Self Determination, Severe Disabilities, Sex Education, Sexual Identity, Sexuality, Supported Employment, Victims of Crime
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: TASH, Baltimore, MD.
Identifiers - Location: Guatemala; Iceland