From Battleground to Breaking Ground agricultural workshops set for April 26 in El Paso and May 17 in Benton

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:41am

On April 26th, a free workshop will be held from 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M Research and Extension Center,  1380 A&M Circle. The workshop, which has been designed for military veterans with and without disabilities, is also open to active duty military, as well as men and women new to agribusiness.

On May 17th the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in cooperation with the Texas AgrAbility Project and the U.S. Department of...

AgrAbility Client's Story Featured on KBTX

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 12:24pm

This week KBTX News 3 in Bryan featured an article about one of Texas AgrAbility's clients, Preston Northrup.  (View the Video and article here.)

The Texas AgrAbility project and some student volunteers from A&M Consolidated High School were involved with making adjustments to...

Dr. Rispoli and Research Team Publish Research on Trial-Based Functional Analysis

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 10:12am

(July 9, 2013) 

It has been clear for some time now that if we know why a child is misbehaving (for example, to get out of difficult schoolwork) and a plan is designed based on this information (for example, teaching the child how to ask for help) the results frequently can lead to significant improvements in behavior.  Although a variety of techniques for finding this information exist, one approach approved by many professionals is called a “functional analysis” because its goal is...

Bridge to Career Student Featured in Local Newspaper

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 11:04am

Bryan resident and new Bridge to Career student, Rebecca Pivonka was recently featured in an article published in The Eagle newspaper and online. The story covered her brave transition from food service at an area fast-food restaurant to serving others with disabilities in the community.

We congratulate Rebecca on her acceptance into the Bridge to Career and PATHS program at the Center...

Texas Post 83rd Legislative Conference

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 11:27am

The Texas Advanced Leadership and Advocacy Conference (TALAC) has now opened registration to eligible applicants interested in attending the Texas Post 83rd Legislative Conference. The conference will be held in Austin on July 7-8, 2013.

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CDD's Dr. Deborah Simmons Honored with 2013 Outstanding Faculty Mentoring Award

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 9:23am

May 15, 2013

Dr. Deborah Simmons, an affiliated professor at the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University, was recently honored with the College of Education and Human Development's 2013 Outstanding Faculty Mentoring Award.

"The College of Education and Human Development Outstanding Faculty Mentoring Award recognizes tenured faculty members who...

CDD Affiliate Named NAPE's Professional Development Institute's 2013 Rising Star

Friday, May 24, 2013 - 4:24pm

On April 16, 2013,  six individuals renowned for their work in removing barriers to equal opportunity in education and the workforce were honored when The National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE) held its 2013 Professional Development Institute, in Washington DC.

Dr. Lakshmi Mahadevan, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M AgriLife and...

Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 4:27pm

The Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University is affiliated and partners with several projects and events throughout the year. Check this page frequently for updates and details on upcoming events.

 

ARC B/CS Speaker - Setpember 25, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at First Baptist Fellowship Hall

Wesley Wright of Wright Abshire to Bryan to speak on estate planning, special needs trusts, guardianship, probate and estate administration....

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