In the News

Dec 14 2017

A couple of months ago, DRTx received word that the Voc Rehab portion of TWC may not be offering people the option of registering to vote (which they should be doing per the National Voter Registration Act of 1993).  We have partnered with the Texas Civil Rights Project (i.e. Beth Stevens) to look into this and try to find people who have received Voc Rehab services through TWC and been denied the option of registering to vote.  In our expansive search, I thought perhaps the DPC listserv may know of individuals who experienced this.

Nov 9 2017

Shared Mobility and Self-Driving Vehicles Survey


Nov 3 2017

Houstonian James Parker receives Entrepreneur of the Year Award


Image of James Parker

Photo of 2017 Employment Award winner, James Parker

Oct 30 2017

Just Thought You'd Enjoy This Announcement!

NCIL and ADAPT Announce the National Organizing Project
Oct 25 2017

CHRIL Presents... What CILs and CIL Consumers Need to Know

about Health Insurance Open Enrollment


October 31, 2017
3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time 

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.