TASP is a small, but growing, non-profit.

As of February 2020, TASP is excited to welcome their first Executive Director, Chelsea Tighe, M.Ed.

With over 20 years of experience in the field of disabilities and a background in developmental disabilities, early intervention, childcare, and family support, Chelsea’s work is firmly rooted in increasing positive outcomes for children and families.  Chelsea has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in early childhood education and is the Executive Director for The Association for Successful Parenting (TASP), a non-profit committed to supporting families where the parent(s) have a cognitive disability.  At TASP, she works closely with a committed Board of Directors to reach professionals and self-advocates across the country, and internationally, to improve outcomes for parents with IDD and their children. Prior to joining TASP in 2017, Chelsea worked at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland for 12 years, where she was the Director of the Family Support Services Program at KKI and the Growing Together Program at PACT.  The Family Support Services Program works with both children and adults with developmental disabilities, and their families, through the local Early Intervention program and the State Developmental Disabilities Administration, and the Growing Together Program supported parents with intellectual disabilities (IDD) in the state’s only home and center-based program for parents with IDD.

Chelsea works in conjunction with our incredible and committed Board of Directors to implement the work of TASP.