Parenting with a Disability

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 9:03am

Presented by

Kelly Buckland, Sarah Launderville, and Susan Yuan

 

September 21, 2017

3:00 - 4:30 PM Eastern

 

Join us to discuss:

Work the NCIL Taskforce on Parenting with a Disability is involved in Opportunities available for advocacy Rights of parents with disabilities Where we need to go from here

 

Join the conversation via our teleconference line 281.404.1544 using PIN 9558554. 

 

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Aimee Day at Radio Alegria

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 11:14am

Reaching out into the Community: How we are working to increase the number of Hispanic families who attend the Purposeful Life Family Training series

 

It is no secret that Aimee Day, Purposeful Life Project Coordinator, has gone above and beyond to include those facing cultural and linguistic barriers into her community outreach and education efforts. She was selected to represent the Center on Disability and Development at the Undoing Racism Workshop in...

Purposeful Life: Family Training series

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 10:42am

The Purposeful Life: Family Training series is a community outreach project focused on increasing the capacity of self-advocates and family members to live a more purposeful life. It is a collaborative project between the CDD and other local entities including Down Syndrome Association of Brazos Valley (DSABV), Families of Autistic Children Engaged Together for Support (...

Project REDDy responds to Hurricane Harvey

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 10:34am

The widespread flooding produced by Hurricane Harvey affected approximately 6 million people, including people living with mobility, sensory, cognitive, and mental health disabilities. Given a disability rate of 18.7% in Texas, approximately a million people with disabilities have been directly affected by this disaster. 

Our Center is providing support to rebuild Texas in two ways:

Technical Expertise on the needs of individuals with disability...

Lifting Your Voice Through Leadership and Advocacy

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 5:07pm

Lifting Your Voice Through Leadership and Advocacy: Building Community Capacity Through Training and Education

 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET


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Federal Disability Job Opportunities in Texas

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:38pm

09/06/2017

ANNOUNCING FEMA DISABILITY INTEGRATION LOCAL HIRE POSITIONS

FEMA’s Disability Integration section is now accepting applications for several positions in support of disaster response and recovery efforts in Texas following Hurricane Harvey. These positions are based in the Houston and Austin area.

Disability Integration leads FEMA's commitment to achieving whole community emergency management, inclusive of individuals with...

Symposium & Disability Resource Fair

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:27pm

My Plan My future PATH Project Symposium has been Rescheduled

Mark you calendar!

Register now if you have not registered .

October 21, 2017

Saturday, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Harmony Science Academy

2031 S Texas Avenue

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Mehrangiz (Mery) Zadegh Abadi

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 12:16pm

 

Ms. Abadi  holds a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics. Upon her graduation from university, she was admitted as a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) at the University of Pennsylvania. Her experience at UPenn significantly broadened her horizons and changed her outlook and provided her with the tasks to drastically expand my knowledge of teaching and training methodologies.

“I have since shed my aspirations to involve myself in the world of human...

Project REDD Responds to Hurricane Harvey

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 5:29pm

The widespread flooding produced by Hurricane Harvey affected approximately 6 million people, including people living with mobility, sensory, cognitive, and mental health disabilities. Given a disability rate of 18.7% in Texas, approximately a million people with disabilities have been directly affected by this disaster

Our Center is providing support to rebuild Texas in two ways:

Technical Expertise on the needs of individuals...

Aggie Disability Awareness is Back for a Second Year - This time, with a New Name

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 4:56pm

Aggie Disability Awareness (ADA) Workshop is an interactive 3-hour workshop designed to increase knowledge, awareness, and respect for people with disabilities among faculty at Texas A&M University. The workshop is meant to promote strong dialogue about issues and information surrounding disability. All individuals are welcome to attend but attendance should never be mandated. In doing so, Aggie Disability Awareness will promote positive, equitable, accepting attitudes...

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