Educational Conference On Williams Syndrome

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 11:41am

Texas A & M University, Rudder Tower-4th Floor, 401 Joe Routt Blvd., College Station, Texas

Friday, September 28, 2018* 

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Attention Educators, Case Managers, Therapists, Social Workers, School Psychologists, Para-professionals...

If you are working with children who have cognitive challenges and learning disabilities, especially Williams syndrome – this conference is...

Volunteer Counselors Needed For Camp LIFE

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 12:02pm

Camp LIFE’s next session is October 19-21, 2018 and we are seeking positive, energetic and empathetic adults to volunteer as counselors for this event. Counselors will be matched with a camper with a disability (ages 5 and up) for the weekend and will be the camper’s primary support.

 

Responsibilities include:

Attending Camp LIFE training on Oct. 14th from 2-5pm. We will discuss camp expectations, guidelines and safety. Meeting the camper & camper’...

2018 Center Summer Programs

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 11:25am

Summer Programs have an impact on over 110 participants

The Center on Disability and Development supports several summer programs; this year there were 111 participants. As well as 49 staff and mentors who support and supervise the participants.

The Leadership, Employability, and Advocacy Project (LEAP) is a 10-day educational training program for youth ages 14-22. Applicants come from all over the state. The first session was...

Student Hightlight - Kristi Morin, PhD, BCBA-D

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 3:28pm

The opportunities I received at Texas A&M University are the reason I am in the position I am in today. Through an autism training grant, directed by Dr. Jennifer Ganz, that funded my graduate studies, I was able to intern at the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, for a summer. While there, I connected with the project officers and leadership team at OSEP, who later recommended me for the postdoc position at FPG. In addition, the time...

Engineering Students Develop White Cane Attachment

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 4:49pm
Capstone team VIATECH presents their NOVA prototype, which is designed to assist individuals who are visually impaired. (Taylor Phillips-Rodriguez/Texas A&M College of Engineering) Lathan Moore (highlighted in photo) is the project manager and a long-time PATHS mentor.    ...

2018 Texas Tribune Festival

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:03pm

The 2018 Texas Tribune Festival is a must-attend event for anyone passionate about public policy issues in Texas. This year's event will feature more than 300 speakers, which will include legislators, thought leaders, and leading state and national journalists. The Festival will be held September 27-29 at various venues in downtown Austin, Texas.

 

Is the Festival for Me?

Are you are a self-advocate who is interested in policy issues and...

PRIDE LAB

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 1:51pm

Psychology Research in Inclusion, Diversity, & Employment  lab is currently working on three projects

The Psychology Research in Inclusion, Diversity, & Employment (PRIDE) research lab focuses on disclosure of hidden stigmas (LGBT, early stages of pregnancy, religion, invisible disabilities, etc.) but they examine all aspects of diversity and discrimination. Dr. Isaac Sabat’s research broadly focuses on understanding and improving the working lives of stigmatized...

Equine-Assisted Therapy and Sensor Study

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 9:44am

Looking for participants for a study on Equine-Assisted Therapy (EAT)

Who?

Children between 3-14 years of age with a diagnosis of bilateral spastic cerebral palsy Not had botulinum toxin treatment, orthopedic, or neurosurgery in the 6 months before the onset of the HPOT sessions Fit within the Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) as a level I, II Are able to signal pain, fear, or discomfort reliably and can follow simple directions Have no, or...

Shelbi Davenport accepted to Texas A&M University

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 12:16pm

Hi! My name is Shelbi Davenport. I attended the PATHS Program during the 2014-15 school year and it changed my life more than I could have imagined. PATHS gave me the confidence and self-esteem to realize that I can do anything I want. I just have to remember that it will take hard work and determination.

When I graduated from PATHS in May of 2015, I wrote on my graduation cap “I’ll Be Back”. This was my way of setting a goal to return to A&M one day. I am so excited to tell you...

Filmmakers Boot Camp

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 9:38am

iYouth Media’s 2-week Filmmakers Boot Camp (FBC) for teens and young adults with disabilities.

Teens & Young Adults w/Disabilities • Ages 15 to 22

2-week Filmmakers Boot Camp in Austin, Texas

Week 1: ADAPT of Texas Offices - 1100 IH 35 • 78704 • on the West Access Road • Just South of Riverside Dr.

Week 2: Kerbey Lane Cafe - 2606 Guadalupe • 78705 • Between Dean Keaton &...

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