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Seeking Participants for TCDS Research Advisory Committee!

Jan. 2, 2024
TCDS is developing a research advisory committee of community members. We are especially looking for family members of autistic individuals and individuals with IDD to apply to join W.I.T.H. (Weaving Inclusion Together in research Hub).

TCDS Attends the 2023 AUCD Conference

Nov. 10, 2023
The TCDS team attended the conference on November 5, 2023 to Wednesday, November 8, 2023 in Washington, D.C.

Advancing Disability Rights in Healthcare: New Proposed Rule by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Sept. 11, 2023
E4Texas Senior Outreach Program Coordinator, Kathleen Hernandez, discusses the proposed Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance rule on the E4Texas Blog.

E4Texas Featured in Texas Tribune Higher Education and Employment Series

July 5, 2023
Check out the E4Texas coverage in the Texas Tribune!

UT-Austin Added to CDC's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network

May 5, 2023
Sandra Vanegas, Ph.D., and Sandy Magaña, Ph.D., MSW, will be co-principal investigators for the UT-Austin branch of the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM).

Important Information and Resources Concerning the HCBS Settings Rule

April 10, 2023
Home and community based services (HCBS) provide opportunities for Medicaid beneficiaries to receive services in their own home or community rather than institutions or other isolated settings. These programs serve a variety of targeted populations groups, such as people with intellectual or developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and/or mental illnesses.

Dr. Sandy Magaña's advice to early career researchers and practitioners in the latest INSAR Newsletter

Feb. 8, 2023
INSAR's latest student and trainee newsletter features Dr. Sandy Magaña advice to early career researchers and practitioners. You can also see it here:…

Call for Participants: ASPEN Research Study

Feb. 1, 2023
Are you concerned about your child’s development? Do you think your child might have developmental delays? If your child is between 18 months and 6 years of age, you may be eligible to participate in the ASPEN Research Study.
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Call for Participants: Poder Familiar Study

Jan. 25, 2023
The University of Texas School of Social Work is conducting a study to promote healthy eating, physical activity, and health behaviors in children and their families.

Patty Morgan Micks and Nick Winges-Yanez Awarded Grant from Actions that Promote Community Transformation (ACT)

Nov. 1, 2022
Their project, Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Empathy Amongst Faculty, aims to support and enable members of the campus community to lead projects that promote DEI.