ERIC Number: ED466067
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
TASH Connections, 2001.
Newton, Priscilla, Ed.
TASH Connections, 27 2-12 Feb-Nov/Dec 2001
Seven 2001 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 through November/December 2001 issues address: (1) self-determination, which includes the articles On Choice (Steven J. Taylor), Reflections on Risk (Dick Sobsey), Self Determination (Liz Obermayer), and Securing the Future for People with Disabilities (Al Etmanski); (2) families planning together, which includes A Recovering Behaviorist (Jim McFalls), The Path to Community Participation (Dale Borman Fink), Families Planning Together (Michael W. Smull and others), The Evolution of an Unlikely Partnership between Researchers and Culturally Diverse Families: Lessons Learned (Betsy Santelli and others), and Draft Principles for Individual and Family Self-Determination Partnerships; (3) increasing homeownership opportunities for people with disabilities, which includes articles on Unlocking a Universe of Opportunities in Housing (Becca Vaughn), Expanding Our Thinking on Housing Choice (Charlene Dwyer and Jerry Vogt), Sharing Their Story: The Massarelli Family Shows Legislators the Value of Homeownership (Catriona Johnson and others), and Accessible Home Mean Barrier-Free Friendships (Laura Hershey); (4) the agenda and workshops offered at the 2001 TASK conference; (5) transition as a component of the education process, which includes the articles Inclusion Goes to College: A Call to Action (Cate Weir and others), High School Inclusion + Seamless Transition = Desired Outcomes (Caren Sax and others), and Transition Is a Component of the Education Process (Richard L. Rosenberg and Bonnie Bolton); (6) building friendships and community connections, which includes Fully Funding the IDEA? How about Fully Complying with the IDEA? (Reed Martin), For Whom the Bell Tolls: Relationships, Love and Marriage for People with Developmental Disabilities (Dave Hingsburger), Attitude, Educational Practices Serve as Barriers to Friendship (Zech Rossetti and Carol Tashie); and (7) issues in early child care and education, which includes Young Childrens Citizenship in the Literate Community: Significant Disability and the Power of Early Childhood Inclusion (Chris Kleiwer and others), Early Childhood Intervention Personnel Preparation: Backward Mapping for Future Planning (Pamela J. Winton), and A Guide to Achieving Successful Inclusive Child Care--The Harry Potter Way (Peggy Florio). (CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Child Care Centers, College Students, Community Planning, Cultural Awareness, Developmental Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Needs, Family Programs, Higher Education, Homeowners, Inclusive Schools, Individualized Education Programs, Interpersonal Relationship, Literacy, Long Range Planning, Professional Development, Self Advocacy, Self Determination, Severe Disabilities, Social Integration, Transitional Programs, Young Children
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: TASH, Baltimore, MD.
Note: Formerly known as, "TASH Newsletter." For 2000-2001 issues, see EC 309 034.