Posted on: July 24, 2017

Call for Nominations: 2017 AACOG Regional Awards

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AACOG is currently accepting nominations for our 2017 Regional Awards. These awards have been given out annually since 1974. Recipients of the award will be recognized at the Annual Meeting of AACOG's Area Council and Board of Directors on December 6, 201...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Texas Tribune Festival

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The 2017 Texas Tribune Festival is a must-attend event for anyone passionate about public policy issues in Texas. The Festival will feature more than 60 sessions and 250 speakers, which will include lawmakers, activists, and journalists. Several topics th...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

TEA Accepting Comments for ESSA State Plan

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The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is accepting public comments regarding the draft of its Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) state plan. ESSA is an accountability system that provides requirements for academic standards and assessments at the state level. E...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

SA Sibs/Eva's Heroes 2017 Events

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There are nine events with dates ranging from August 19th to December 16th.  The events and venues are different for each date.  REGISTER TODAY!

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Intellectual and Developmental Disability Community Needs Assessment 2017

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The Alamo Area Council of Governments is committed to the continuous improvement of the services offered to our residents with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, and related conditions. We are conducting a needs assessment to evaluate ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Changing Spaces Campaign

The Changing Spaces Campaign is a parent-led advocacy group inspired by Changing Places UK “who seek to promote community inclusion by raising awareness around the need for adult-sized changing tables and lifts for persons with physical disabili...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Fiesta Especial Royal Court

Royal Court - Fiesta Especial 2017The Fiesta Especial® Royal Court is a community engagement program of disABILITYsa providing a platform for Leadership and Life Skills Development for individuals who are ten (10) years of age (as of 9/1/17) and o...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Free Trauma-Informed Care for Individuals with IDD

Texas Health and Human Services is hosting 6 training sessions for Trauma-Informed Care for Individuals with IDD, delivered by Dr. Karyn Harvey.

The trainings are free and will be held in locations around the stated.

The training will provide participants p...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Down Syndrome Association of South Texas Event Calendar

The DSASTX provides opportunities for families to foster friendships and offer mutual support through Parent Information Meetings, community-based social activities, special events, and educational programs.  

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Morgan's Wonderland Inspiration Island Opens

Inspiration Island at Morgan’s Wonderland, a San Antonio-based amusement park designed for people with special needs, has been in the works since November 2015 and will include wheelchair-accessible rides. Prior to opening, officials said in a news releas...

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