Graduate Student: Sandy Smith

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 3:35pm

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Constituent Advisory Committee Member Highlight: Gail Marie Wright

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 3:17pm

Gail Wright has worked for Partners Resource Network since 1996 on various projects. She just celebrated 20 years with Partners Resource Network -a Parent Training & Information Center funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.  The PATH Project is one of three federally funded Parent Training and Information Centers (PTI) serving Texas parents of children and youth with disabilities ages 0-26.  Ms. Wright is  presently serving part-...

What Comes After Hurricane Harvey for People with Disabilities?

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:43am

Restoring, Recovering, and Rebuilding

By Laura Stough

Research Counts, September 21, 2017

A Houston-area man is rescued by helicopter after Hurricane Harvey. ©Daniel Farrell, U.S. Air National Guard, 2017.

As Houston and the 58...

PATHS Open House

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:37am

Thursday, October 26, 2017

A&M Campus - College Station, 

Rudder Tower, Rooms 301-302

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Professionals, families, and prospective students are invited to attend.

For more information please visit our website at


Special Olympics Texas

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:18am

Critical Need of Help at Fall Classic!

More than 700 volunteers are still needed!

First Weekend (October 12-14)

Bryan/College Station, TX


The Special Olympics Classic is in critical need of help at the Aquatics and Bocce Competitions, as well as at Athlete Village! Please consider picking up a volunteer shift, so that they can put on these events for their athletes, who...

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. 



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