Disabilities History & Awareness: Calendar of Events

Date Event
April 23-25, 2014 2014 Texas Guardianship Association Annual Conference (Austin)
April 23, 2014 Special Education: How to Prepare for Next Year's ARD (Held at the MHMRA Conference Center, 7033 Southwest Freeway, Houston)
April 24, 2014 Webinar: AAC: Positive Reinforcement and Positive Behavior Supports ($39, registration required)
  Autism Parent/Caregiver Workshop: Decreasing Challenging Behaviors (Autism Community Network, 4242 Woodcock Drive, San Antonio)
April 25, 2014 Coastal Bend Advocacy Development Project (CBAD) Class: Strategies for Effective Advocacy (Held at Coastal Bend Center for Independent Living, 1537 Seventh Street, Corpus Christi)
April 26, 2014 Walk Now for Autism Speaks (Abilene Zoo, 2070 Zoo Lane)
  Autism Community Night at the Ballpark (San Antonio Missions Baseball Field, 5757 West Old Highway 90)
April 29, 2014 Webinar: Technology for Accessing Electronic Information for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired ($49, registration required)
April 30-May 2, 2014 10th Annual Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference (Held at Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio)
May 1, 2014 Webinar: Understanding ADHD (Free, registration is required)
  Webinar: Open Q&A Session: Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Standards for Trails, Camping and Picnic Facilities, Viewing Areas and Beach Access Routes (Free, registration is required)
  Autism Parent/Caregiver Workshop: Strategies to Help Children Handle Sensory Input (Autism Community Network, 4242 Woodcock Drive, San Antonio)
May 2-3, 2014 West Texas Disability Resource Conference (Abilene)
May 3, 2014 Stroll for Epilepsy + 5K (Held at Thompson Park, Picnic Area 17, 2401 Dumas Drive, Amarillo)
  Building New Interests and Abilities with Art (Held at the Meadows Museum on SMU Campus, 5900 Bishop Blvd., Dallas)
May 7, 2014 Webinar: ADA Live! Emergency Shelter Preparedness (Free, registration is required)
May 8, 2014 Webinar: Sexuality Education for Young People with Intellectual Disabilities (Registration is required)
  Autism Parent/Caregiver Workshop: Basic Strategies for Community Outings (Autism Community Network, 4242 Woodcock Drive, San Antonio)
May 9-11, 2014 Camp Craig Allen Weekend Camp Session (Held at Collin County Adventure Camp, 1180 West Houston Street, Anna)
  Webinar: Positive Behavior Interventions at Home and School (Free, registration is required)
  Art in the Park (Held at Morgan's Wonderland, 5223 David Edwards Drive, San Antonio)
May 12-13, 2014 John Slatin AccessU: Accessibility in 2014 (Held at St. Edwards University, Austin)
May 13, 2014 Webinar: Personal Assistants as Workplace Accommodations (Free,registration is required)
May 14, 2014 Webinar: Scenario Clinic: Finding Qualified Candidates with Disabilities (Free,registration is required)
  Webinar: Accessibility and a New Generation of High-Stakes Tests ($39, registration is required)
May 16, 2014 Webinar: What's Your Plan? Barrier Removal in Title III Entities (Free,registration is required)
May 17, 2014 Golden Hat Walk for Autism (Held at Dell Diamond, 3400 East Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock)
May 21, 2014 Webinar: Qualified Under the ADA: The New Legal Battleground After the ADA Amendments Act (Free,registration is required)
  Webinar: Apps for Articulation and Phonological Processes ($49,registration is required)
  Summer Bash Fun and Games (Held at REACH of Dallas, 8625 King George Drive, Suite 210)
May 20, 2014 Special Education: How to Be the Best Advocate for a Child with Special Needs: The Frame and the Details Matter (Held at the MHMRA Conference Center, 7033 Southwest Freeway, Houston)
May 22, 2014 Webinar: Web Accessibility Analytics and Open Source Tools for Inspecting and Auditing Web Resources for Accessibility (Free,registration is required)
  Autism Parent/Caregiver Workshop: Promoting Social Skills in the Home and Community (Autism Community Network, 4242 Woodcock Drive, San Antonio)
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.