In the News

Oct 13 2016
Accessible Rides for Voters


Oct 11 2016
Oct 8 2016
Current and Upcoming Changes to DARS


Charles Smith
Executive Commissioner

Jul 27 2016
26th ADA Proclamation


July 26th is often regarded as America’s second Independence Day for the estimated 56 million Americans with disabilities. Today many agencies and organizations around our state will be observing the anniversary of the ADA with local celebrations to raise awareness of the rights of Texans with disabilities and the many contributions they make to our state.

Jul 18 2016

As of June 26, 2016, Suzy Rosen Singleton serves as the Chief of the Disability Rights Office of the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission. Since May 23, 2016 for a few weeks, she had served in an acting capacity. Since 2012, Singleton practiced as an attorney advisor with the CommissionÂ’s Disability Rights Office.

Jul 11 2016

Survey for people with disabilities and employment.


Jun 30 2016
Waiver amendment to the Home and Community-based Services Program (HCS)

Waiver amendment to the Home and Community-based Services Program (HCS)

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is submitting to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) a request for an amendment of the Home and Community based-Services (HCS) waiver program, a waiver implemented under the authority of section 1915(c) of the Social Security Act. CMS has approved this waiver through August 31, 2018. The proposed effective date for the amendment is August 31, 2016, with no changes to cost neutrality.

Jun 14 2016
A Message from the Texas Workforce Commission
Jun 9 2016
Students who are Blind may qualify for Scholarships

American Council of the Blind of Texas (ACBT) Scholarships