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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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