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Remember to Join Us Monday, July 27 to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the ADA

07/27/2015: In honor of the American’s with Disabilities Act’s 25th anniversary the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS), in partnership with other Health and Human Service state agencies and in collaboration with stakeholders and community partners, is proud to invite you to an ADA 25th Anniversary Celebration Ceremony, “Empowerment, Independence, and Access for All”. | Remember to Join Us Monday, July 27 to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the ADA

Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity for Public Comment

07/16/2015: The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) will conduct seven joint meetings across the state to take public comment to inform the development of the combined state plan for core workforce programs, as required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), and on the transfer of the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), Business Enterprises of Texas, and the Independent Living for Older Individuals who are Blind programs from DARS to TWC. | More about Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity for Public Comment.

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

07/09/2015: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) celebrates its 25th anniversary on Sunday, July 26, 2015 — on this day in 1990, former President George H.W. Bush signed the bill into law. The tireless efforts of advocates, legislators, and other men and women led to inclusion and accessibility for people with disabilities. | More about Opportunity for Public Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Opportunity for Public Comment on DARS Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services Program Extended

07/07/2015: The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) is evaluating the Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services (CRS) program and seeks public input and written comments on the CRS Standards for Providers Manual and Supplemental Billing Information Report. | More about Opportunity for Public Comment on DARS Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services Program Extended.

Opportunity for Public Comment on DARS Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services Program

07/02/2015: The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) is evaluating the Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services (CRS) program and seeks public input and written comments on the following proposed changes to the CRS program. | More about Opportunity for Public Comment on DARS Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services Program.

Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity for Public Comment

06/30/2015: The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) will conduct joint meetings across the state to take public comment to inform the development of the combined state plan for core workforce programs, as required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), and on the transfer of the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), Business Enterprises of Texas, and the Independent Living for Older Individuals who are Blind programs from DARS to TWC. | More about Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity for Public Comment

Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity for Public Comment

06/19/2015: The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) will conduct joint meetings across the state to take public comment on the combined state plan for core workforce programs, as required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), and on the transfer of the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), Business Enterprises of Texas and the Independent Living for Older Individuals who are Blind programs from DARS to TWC. | More about Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity for Public Comment.

Clinic for Autism Research Evaluation and Support (CARES) offers respite for families affected by flooding

05/29/2015: Due to recent flooding in Texas, there are many families with children with developmental disabilities in need of respite. The Clinic for Autism Research Evaluation and Support (CARES) at Texas State University in San Marcos is providing short term respite based on an individual family’s needs. | More about Clinic for Autism Research Evaluation and Support (CARES)

2015 Texas Autism Research Conference, Registration Open

05/19/2015: The Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) Texas Autism Research & Resource Center (TARRC) will host the 5th annual Texas Autism Research Conference, "New Insights: Research to Practice" on June 18-19, 2015. | More about 2015 Texas Autism Research Conference.

DARS Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services Program: Response to Public Comments

05/13/2015: The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services (CRS) program is a state funded program that serves people who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI), traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI), or both. | More about DARS Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services Program: Response to Public Comments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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