Disabilities History & Awareness: Calendar of Events

Date Event
Dec. 22, 2014 Down Syndrome Association of South Texas (DSASTX) Holiday Party (Held at Valero Services, Inc, One Valero Way, San Antonio)
Jan. 6, 2015 Webinar: Equipment Loaner Program Management (Cost varies, registration is required)
Jan. 8, 2015 Webinar: Accessible Hospitals and Medical Care Facilities: Advanced Session (Free, registration is required)
Jan. 13, 2015 Webinar: Inclusive Workplaces (Free, registration is required)
Webinar: MAC Accessibility (Free, registration is required)
Webinar Series: PDF: Universal Accessibility (Free for EASI members, registration is required)
Jan. 14-27, 2015 CEC Online Conference: Common Core ELA Standards (Cost varies, registration is required)
Jan. 14, 2015 Planning for the New Year: Trainings, Presenters, Group Activities (REACH of Dallas, 8625 King George Drive)
Jan. 15, 2015 Deadline: Submissions for the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities' (GCPD) Barbara Jordan Media Awards (Free for entries)
Webinar: Using iPads for the Writing Process ($49, registration is required)
Webinar: Alternative Access to Mobile Devices (Free, registration is required)
Jan. 20, 2015 Webinar: Accessible Construction Management (Cost varies, registration is required)
Webinar: What's Next? After Assistive Technology Consideration (Free, registration is required)
Jan. 21-23, 2015 Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (DADD) Conference (Clearwater Beach, Florida)
Accessibility Professionals Association (APA) Annual Conference and Expo (Held at the Radisson Hotel Downtown Austin, 111 Cesar Chavez)
Jan. 21, 2015 Webinar: MS Financial Wellness Webinar: New Year, New Financially Secure You (Free, registration is required)
Jan. 22, 2015 Webinar: Everyday AAC for the Family ($49, registration is required)
Texas Performing Arts: Mama Mia! with Audio Description (Held at Bass Concert Hall, 23rd and Robert Dedman Drive, Austin)
Jan. 24, 2015 UH Clear Lake Autism Center Speaker Series: Sexuality Education for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (University of Houston-Clear Lake Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2700 Bay Area Blvd.)
Jan. 24-25, 2015 National Association of Mental Illness (NAMI) Austin Family Support Group Training (Held at Austin State Hospital Campus, 4110 Guadalupe, Austin)
Jan. 27-31, 2015 Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) 15th Anniversary Conference (Orlando, Florida)
Jan. 27, 2015 Webinar: Using Technology to Support College Students with ID ($45, registration is required)
Webinar: The Urgency of Now: Maximizing Diversity to Accelerate Healthcare Transformation (Cost varies, registration is required)
Jan. 28, 2015 Monarch Speaker Series: Special Needs Planning (Monarch School, 2815 Rosefield Drive, Houston)
Feb. 4-5, 2015 2015 Inclusion Works Conference: Engaging All Students in Inclusive Classrooms (Held at the Embassy Suites and Hotel Conference Center, 1001 East McCarty Lane, San Marcos)
Feb. 4, 2015 Webinar: Ethics: Boundaries and Relationships ($35, registration required)
Feb. 5-7, 2015 Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) 9th Annual Management Institutes (Orlando, Florida)
Feb. 5, 2015 Webinar: Accessible Play Areas: Advanced Session (Free, registration is required)
Webinar: IAccess: Focus on Switch Accessibility for the iPad ($49, registration is required)
Feb. 10, 2015 Webinar: Current Events in Job Accommodation (Free, registration is required)
Webinar: iBooks Author: Time to Create! (Free, registration is required)
Feb. 11, 2015 Valentine's Day Celebration (Held at REACH of Dallas, 8625 King George Drive)
Feb. 12, 2015 Love Is All You Need Art Show (Held at The Arc of the Capital Area Studio, 4902 Grover Avenue, Austin)
Webinar: UDE: Universal Design for Employment ($39, registration is required)
Feb. 13, 2015 Play Group for Children Ages 0 - 3: Easter Seals Central Texas (Archer's Place (Indoor Playground), Easter Seals Central Texas, 1611 Headway Circle, Austin)
Ballet Austin: Belle Redux: A Tale of Beauty and the Beast with Audio Description (Held at The Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 West Riverside Drive, Austin)
Feb. 17, 2015 Webinar: The Ethics of Documentation ($25, registration is required)
Webinar: Adapting Grade-Appropriate Texts (Free, registration is required)
Feb. 18, 2015 Webinar: Fifty Ways to Extend Literacy Experiences with Everyday Technologies ($49, registration is required)
Feb. 19-20, 2015 Texas Transition Conference: Expect, Employ, Empower (Held at Westin Dallas Park Central, 12720 Merit Drive)
Feb. 21, 2015 2015 TAPPestry Conference (Held at Education Service Center 20, San Antonio)
UH Clear Lake Autism Center Speaker Series: Taking the Fight Out of Feeding: Managing Problems at Mealtimes (Held at University of Houston-Clear Lake Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2700 Bay Area Blvd.)
Feb. 23, 2015 National Association of Mental Illness (NAMI) Austin Community Meeting (Held at Nifty Fifty Diner at the Austin State Hospital Campus, 4110 Guadalupe)
Webinar: Participatory Action Research ($45, registration is required)
Feb. 26- March 1, 2015 Texas Association of Behavioral Analysis (TxABA) Regional Conference (Held at Westin Galleria, 5060 West Alabama Street, Houston)
Feb. 26, 2015 Webinar: Awesome New iPad Adaptations, Accessories and Resources ($49, registration is required)
Feb. 27, 2015 Play Group for Children Ages 4 8: Easter Seals Central Texas (Held at Archer's Place (Patio Interior), Easter Seals Central Texas, 1611 Headway Circle, Austin)
Feb. 28, 2015 Special Education Conference and Resource Fair (Held at Houston Community College Northwest, Spring Branch campus, Houston)
8th Annual Achievement Center of Texas/Garland ISD Special Arts Festival (Held at Springcreek Church, 2660 Belt Line Road, Garland)

If you know of Disabilities History & Awareness events that are not represented on this calendar, please send an email to cper@dars.state.tx.us.

To see more events in your city and around Texas and the nation, visit the Governor´s Committee on People with Disabilities´ calendar.