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 28, 2017

Improving the Quality of Life for People with IDD

This is free training designed for non-therapists, such as family members, service coordinators, IDD Providers and contractors, teachers, nurses, DFPS employees and contractors, and others on how to support individuals with IDD to develop a positive self-...

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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 27, 2017

DSA Grupo De Apoyo en Español /Spanish Support Group

Do you have a child with Down syndrome or another special need? Are you looking for a group that speaks Spanish where you can share your experiences and discuss important topics while building community? Then this group is for you! Register today for our ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Eva's Heroes Hosting San Antonio Sibs Program

Eva’s Heroes has a new program called S.A. Sibs that is designed for brothers and sisters of children with special needs.  These children are special themselves and the program recognizes their efforts and the unique role they play in t...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Emily's 18th Birthday!

Eighteen years ago today, the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling in the case Olmstead v. L.C. The court ruled that under the Americans with Disabilities Act, people with disabilities cannot be unnecessarily segregated and must receive service...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Miss Sweetheart Special Needs Pageant

Fourteen girls who have lived with intellectual disabilities (IDD) all their lives experienced a crowning moment Saturday at the Miss Sweetheart Special Needs Pageant hosted by Special Olympics Texas.

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Section 8 Housing Waiting List Opening

The Housing Authority of Bexar County will open the waiting lists for the Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher Program and the Public Housing Program. Applications will be accepted online at www.habctx.org beginning Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. throug...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Survey for Families of Children with IDD and Mental Health Conditions

The Texas Office for Prevention of Developmental Disabilities’ Supporting MINDDs Collaborative would like your help in promoting an outreach survey to parents and family members of children and youth with intellectual or developmental disabilitie...

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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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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Housing Authority of Bexar County - Waiting List Opening!

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The Housing Authority of Bexar County will open the waiting lists for the Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher program and the Public Housing program.  Applications will be accepted online at www.habctx.org beginning June 20, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. throu...

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