Disabilities History & Awareness: Calendar of Events

Date Event
July 28-31, 2014 2014 Annual Conference on Independent Living (Washington, DC)
July 28- Aug. 1, 2014 6th Annual Summer Camp Ability: Session III for teens ages 13 17 (Down Syndrome Association of Houston (DSAH) Resource Center, 7115 West Tidwell Road K-106, Houston)
August 1-6, 2014 Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD) Conference and Training (Chicago, Illinois)
August 2, 2014 6th Annual Adventures in Autism Intervention and Research Conference (University of North Texas Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd, Denton)
August 4-8, 2014 Camp Near Here (Held at Camp Aranzazu, 5420 Loop 1781, Rockport)
August 4, 2014 Quarterly Texas RehabAction Network (TRAN) Training (Embassy Suites and Conference Center, 7600 John Q Hammons Blvd., Frisco)
August 6, 2014 Online Radio Show: ADA Live: Post-Secondary Education (Free)
CAN Safety Net Forum: We Are Healthy (Held at IBC First Equity, 8998 Research Blvd., Austin)
Accessibility Professionals Association (APA) CE Training (United Way of Greater Houston Community Resource Center, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston)
August 7-8, 2014 Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level 1 Training Basic (North Texas Rehabilitation Center, 1005 Midwestern Parkway, Wichita Falls)
August 7, 2014 PACER Symposium about Children and Young Adults with Mental Health and Learning Disabilities (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Webinar: Accessible Routes (Free, registration is required)
EEOC Technical Assistance Seminar (Held at Westin Park Central, 12720 Merit Drive, Dallas)
Basic Computer Class (REACH of Dallas, 8625 King George Drive, Suite 210, Dallas)
Contents of the IEP (Center for Therapeutic Services, 1445 Bessemer Drive, El Paso)
Caregiver's Workshop: Introduction to Joint Attention (Autism Community Network, 4242 Woodcock Drive, San Antonio)
August 10-15, 2014 Camp Cell-A-Bration for children ages 6 14 with Sickle Cell Disease (Held at Camp for All, Burton)
August 11-12, 2014 Trail Blazers Day Camp (Held at Variety's Peaceable Kingdom Retreat, 19051 FM 2484, Killeen)
August 11-14, 2014 World Congress on Special Needs Education (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
August 11-15, 2014 iCan Bike Camp (Held at University of Texas at Dallas campus, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson)
August 12, 2014 Webinar: Best Practices (Free, registration is required)
The ARD Process Workshop (Center for Life Resources, 301 South Pogue Ave., Eastland)
SpeciaLives Parent/Caregiver Seminar (The Legacy, 8000 IH-10 West, Suite 600, San Antonio)
August 13-17, 2014 National Veterans Wheelchair Games (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
August 13, 2014 Webinar: Using the Mac with VoiceOver and Zoom in the Educational Setting ($49, registration is required)
August 14, 2014 Advanced Computer Class (Held at REACH of Dallas, 8625 King George Drive, Suite 210, Dallas)
Caregiver's Workshop: Methods to Teach Functional Communication (Autism Community Network, 4242 Woodcock Drive, San Antonio)
August 15, 2014 Professional Training Series: Autism: Application of Naturalistic Teaching Procedures (Autism Community Network, 4242 Woodcock Drive, San Antonio)
Autism Community Network, 4242 Woodcock Drive, San Antonio (Autism Community Network, 4242 Woodcock Drive, San Antonio)
August 16, 2014 RISE Adaptive Sports Water Sports Picnic (Held at Meadowmere Park on Lake Grapevine, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine)
Premier SpeciaLives Topic: SpeciaLives, Purpose, Plan (Held at The Legacy, 8000 IH-10 West, Suite 600, San Antonio)
August 19, 2014 Is Your Child a Target of Bullying? (West Texas Rehabilitation Center-WTRC, 4601 Hartford Street, Abilene)
Section 504 Workshop (Held at the LNB Bank, 1001 Main Street, Lubbock)
August 20, 2014 Webinar: Planning Ahead: Assistive Technology in Post-Secondary Education ($49, registration is required)
August 21, 2014 Peer Support Training (REACH of Dallas, 8625 King George Drive, Suite 210, Dallas)
August 22-24, 2014 2014 Texas Advocates Conference: Texas Advocates Idol (Held at Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center, 1001 East McCarty Lane, San Marcos)
Camp Craig Allen MD Reunion Camp (Collin County Adventure Camp, 1180 West Houston Street, Anna)
August 26, 2014 Section 504 Workshop (Held at Paramount Baptist Church, 3801 South Western, Amarillo)
August 28, 2014 Caregiver's Workshop (in Spanish): Introduccion al Autismo (Autism Community Network, 4242 Woodcock Drive, San Antonio)
August 31, 2014 Painting with a Purpose (Held at Painting with a Twist, 8820 Burnet Road, Suite 507, Austin)
Sept. 22, 2014 Deadline for Pen 2 Paper: A Disability-Focused Creative Writing Competition (Sponsored by the Coalition of Texans with Disabilities)

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.