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Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity for Public Comment

08/24/2015: The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) continue to conduct joint meetings across the state. | Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity for Public Comment

Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment

08/21/2015: The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) Autism Program is seeking written comment on proposed revisions to the Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 2, Chapter 105, Autism Program. | More about Notice of Opportunity for Public Comment

Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities Annual Survey: Impact of the Aging Population

08/18/2015: The Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) conducts an annual survey on an aspect of living in Texas. This year, GCPD is examining the impact of the aging population across the Committee’s ten issue areas: access, communication, education, emergency management, health, housing, recreation, transportation, veterans, and workforce. | More about the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities Annual Survey

Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity for Public Comment

08/07/2015: The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) continue to conduct joint meetings across the state. The next public meetings will be in McAllen on August 12 and in Houston on August 13. | More about the Notice of Public Meeting and Opportunity for Public Comment

TWC Accepting Applications for an Advisory Committee

07/30/2015: The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is accepting applications through August 24, 2015, for volunteers who would like to serve on an advisory committee. Recent state legislation abolished the Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities. | TWC Accepting Applications for an Advisory Committee

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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