Removing barriers, for people who have disabilities – and their families, and in communities – that’s what we do! CILs provide people with disabilities a) the services they need, b) when they need them, so that c) they can obtain
Do you have an opinion about orthopedic surgery for children with cerebral palsy who walk? The University of Hartford and the Shriners Hospital for Children are interested in your opinion if you are a parent or caregiver of a
DADS Recruiting PIAC Members Do you want to help people with disabilities live as independently as possible? If so, you may want to apply to be a member of the Promoting Independence Advisory Committee (PIAC). The deadline is May 1.
Yesterday, Amy Kantoff, TACIL Executive Director, attended a House of Representatives Human Services Committee hearing regarding Senate Bill 7. Its implementation will have a direct impact on the well-being of nearly 100,000 Texans with disabilities, their families, and providers —
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month! The Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts (BIA-MA) is happy to unveil a new legislative campaign for brain injury awareness month. Please join us in raising awareness of brain injury. BIA-MA’s goal this year is
Thank you to the team at Disability Rights Texas for making the trip to Bryan, TX on 3/19/2014 to listen to what our community has to say about disability-related issues. If you were unable to attend and would still like
Attention Brazos Valley be on the lookout for the BCS Outlaws!! Beep Baseball is coming to Aggieland! Join us on 3/28 from 4-6 pm at Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living for an informational and to sign up for a team! More
In 2002, Congress passed the Help America Vote Act to make the voting process more inclusive and accessible. That means that if you are a person with a disability, you have specific legal rights regarding voting.
Well, well, if it isn’t Uncle Sam’s favorite time of year again! It’s frustrating enough if you have to pay ol’ Uncle Sam, but wouldn’t it be nice not to have to pay someone to do the paperwork? Well, YES!
February is Low Vision Awareness Month! Come join Insightful Connections, the organization of Texas A&M students who are blind or visually impaired, to learn more about the challenges and triumphs of those who have low or no vision. Topics will