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Rehabilitation Council of Texas Elected New Chair and Vice Chair

10/21/2014: The Rehabilitation Council of Texas (RCT) has announced that Martha Garber was elected chair and Joyce Taylor was elected vice chair at the RCT's quarterly meeting on September 10, 2014. | More about Rehabilitation Council elections

Gov. Perry Appoints Giles and Hall to Early Childhood Intervention Advisory Committee

10/16/2014: Governor Rick Perry has appointed two members, Alferma Giles and Manda Hall, to the Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Advisory Committee. | More on Appointments to ECI Advisory Committee

Request for Proposals

10/06/2014: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), on behalf of the Early Childhood Intervention Division (ECI) of the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS), seeks to establish a contract with a qualified respondent to deliver ECI services in Harris County. | More about ECI Request for Proposals

October Is Disabilities History and Awareness Month

10/1/2014: This month is an important time to highlight the achievements of people who have disabilities. | More on Disabilities History & Awareness Month

Gov. Perry Appoints Three to Texas Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders

9/22/2014: Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Texas Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Autism Council) for terms to expire Feb. 1, 2016. | More on appointments to Autism Council

TARRC Transfers to DARS' New Office of Autism Services

9/2/2014: Effective September 1, 2014, the Texas Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Kyle Janek, M.D. has approved the transfer of the Texas Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Autism Council) and the Texas Autism Research and Resource Center (TARRC) from the Department of Aging and Disabilities (DADS) to the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Service (DARS). | More on transfer of Autism Council and TARRC

Legislative Appropriations Request Available

8/20/2014: The Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR) for fiscal year 2016-2017 is now available online. An accessible version of the DARS LAR will be available soon. | More on Legislative Appropriations Request

Texas Health and Human Services System Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2015-19 Released

7/16/2014: The Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) System has released its strategic plan for fiscal year 2015-2019. The HHS System Strategic Plan consolidates the strategic plans for all HHS System agencies into one document. | More on HHS System Strategic Plan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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