In the News
Emiliee Hilbish a Disability Studies student and intern at UTA, is leading a study aimed at creating a tool for PE teachers and rehabilitation centers to evaluate the mechanics and proficiency of wheelchair users. Once developed, the tool will help children with disabilities, as well as newly-injured individuals, become active and learn how to push their wheelchair correctly.
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Dr. Courtney N. Phillips
HHS Executive Commissioner
Date: March 20, 2019
Contact: Kelli Weldon, 512-424-6951
Texas Announces First IDD Strategic Plan
Communities Foundation of Texas is pleased to announce the Kristofer Robinson Scholarship of Communities Foundation of Texas for paraplegic and quadriplegic students who are residents in the state of Texas. The application will be available at the link at the bottom of the page from January 15, 2019 through May 1, 2019.
Are you a parent with a disability? Have you been involved with the child welfare system (also known as the child protection system)? If so, we want to hear about your experiences.
The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy at Brandeis University is conducting telephone interviews with parents with disabilities to learn about their experiences with the child welfare system. Each interview will last approximately one hour. We will not share your name or information with anyone.
disABLEDperson, Inc/RealAbilities Film Festival Spring 2019 National Scholarship for College Students with Disabilities
TO: Governor Abbott - Lt. Governor Patrick – Speaker Bonnen, Members of the 86th Texas Legislature
SUBJECT: RAI$E IT! Campaign
Community Attendants Deserve It!