In the News

Oct 17 2017

Looking for Research Participants who Have Lived in Nursing Homes

TIRR Memorial Hermann and University of Illinois at Chicago are conducting a study with people with disabilities to identify and address participation disparities among people with disabilities.

Currently, we are collaborating with seven Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Centers across the nation to learn about participation disparities experienced by people with disabilities who have moved out of nursing homes.

Sep 13 2017

REACH of Fort Worth staff can certify people with disabilities as eligible to use the

Mobility Impaired Transportation Service (MITS) and

register to ride on a Fort Worth Transportation fixed route bus at a reduce fare.  

To see if you qualify for either service, please contact Miaka Powers at 817-870-9082 or

Sep 11 2017

2017 Theme: Exploring New Heights #DallasIDApic

The Dallas Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (Dallas IDA) is calling for photographs and two – dimensional-art entries from children, teens, and adults with dyslexia that portray how you have lived beyond the limits of dyslexia – “Exploring New Heights. The contest is to raise awareness of dyslexia and its strength-related and challenge-related impacts, in coordination with Dyslexia Awareness Month in October.

Sep 8 2017
FEMA links and information:

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Jul 17 2017

STAR+PLUS Community Listening Session

Hosted by Arc Greater Mid Cities

Facilitated by: Patricia Nobbie, Ph.D., Disability Policy Engagement Director


Tuesday, August 1, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Arc Greater Mid Cities (Arc House)

1806 Haltom Road

Haltom City, Texas 76117


Please join the Amerigroup team for breakfast and a family listening session regarding the STAR+PLUS program. They want to

Jun 22 2017

Individual Art Therapy/Counseling Sessions for Individuals with Disabilities

Art Therapy Services at Reach of Plano
Available This Summer!
Presented by Butterfly4Art Therapy
Annie Wallace, M.Ed., M.A.
Professional Art Therapist
Licensed Professional Counselor Intern
Supervised by Keri Riggs, M.A., LPC-S

Location: Reach of Plano

Apr 17 2017


Apr 13 2017

UT Dallas and Texas Southern University join the Dallas County College Advising Texting Program! Do you know Dallas-area seniors that could use extra guidance to finish the college application and financial aid process? Have them text their district name (ex: Cedar Hill ISD) to phone number (972) 992-1681