Posted on: February 14, 2018

Sheriff for a Day

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Milo The Robot Helps Autistic Children With Social Cues

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Milo is the therapy of the future. He a robot that helps children with autism learn about social experiences.

The Dallas-based company Robokind bridges the gap between children and teachers through Milo, who helps improve children's social skills. He is av...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Opening Minds, Opening Doors Writing and Speaking Workshop

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VSA Texas is hosting a new Opening Minds, Opening Doors (OMOD) writing and public speaking workshop for adults with disabilities starting March 10th and ending April 28th. The class will meet for 7 Saturdays from 1:00-4:00 PM in Room 101...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Tim Tebow Makes Appearance at 'Night to Shine'

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“Night to Shine” is an unforgettable prom night experience for guests with special needs.  Former Florida Gators and NFL quarterback Tim Tebow made a surprise appearance.  Please follow the link to watch video and vie...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Camp Brainstorm

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Camp Brainstorm is a dream opportunity for children with epilepsy located at Camp Aranzazu in Rockport, TX. It is a place to make friends, develop skills, and try new activities in a safe place. FREE TO CAMPERS!

Campers get a life-changing experience free ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Meet Lucas, Gerber's First Down Syndrome Baby

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(CNN) - This cutie with a contagious smile is 18-month-old Lucas Warren and on Wednesday he made history:  He's the first child with Down syndrome to become Gerber's "Spokesbaby of the year" in its  91-year history. 

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Members Sought for the IDD System Redesign Advisory Commitee

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Members Sought for the IDD System Redesign Advisory Committee

If you are interested in the system redesign for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, you might be interested in being a member of the Intellectual and Developmental Disabili...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Target Adding Clothing For Adults With Special Needs

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Target is expanding its clothing options for people with disabilities beyond children with a new collection of jeans and tops in adult sizes.

The retailer said it will roll out sensory-friendly and adaptive clothing for women as part of a new line called U...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Trump Signs Family Caregivers Act

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A new law will require the federal government to develop a national strategy to address the needs of family caregivers, including those supporting people with developmental disabilities.

President Donald Trump signed legislation this week known as the Reco...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Disability Rights Texas Survey

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Disability Rights Texas is the federally designated legal protection and advocacy agency for people with disabilities in Texas. Their mission is to help people with disabilities understand and exercise their rights under the law, ensuring their full and e...

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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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