ERIC Number: ED476554
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
TASH Connections, 2002.
Newton, Priscilla, Ed.
TASH Connections, v28 n1-12 Jan/Feb-Nov/Dec 2002
Seven issues (2002) of this organizational newsletter comprise the document. Issues typically include news items of interest to TASH members, conference information, and articles. Article topics include the following: public policy; book clubs for professional development; principles of sound research; research in support of advocacy; action research at the Center on Human Policy (New York); creating systems for communication and learning; augmentative and alternative communication systems; assistive technology and empowerment; understanding the abilities of people with autism; an interview with Donna Williams, an autistic woman; language acquisition; making friends within inclusive community recreation programs; opportunities for inclusion in leisure activities; using personal networks to achieve goals; customizing employment opportunities for people with disabilities; increasing consumer choice using Social Security work incentives; developing jobs in rural communities; application of universal design principles to education; "enabling" technology; assistive technology designed with the end user in mind; human centered technology and Section 508 and accessibility; and family support. (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Autism, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities, Inclusive Schools, Leisure Education, Severe Disabilities, Social Integration
TASH, 29 W. Susquehanna Ave., Suite 210, Baltimore, MD 21204. Tel: 410-828-8274; Fax: 410-828-6706; TDD: 410-828-1306; Web site: http://www.tash.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: TASH, Baltimore, MD.
Note: Formerly known as the "TASH Newsletter." Document includes issue numbers 1/2 through 11/12. TASH was formerly known as The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps. For the 2001 issues (volume 27), see ED 466 067.