As disabled folks, many of us are constantly pushing towards the difficult harmony of loving our own disabilities and the lives that come with them. How can the precise use of language and art produce new knowledge as how to best embrace, celebrate, and understand our often painful lived experiences? Or, how to do we carve out space for what is often considered to be "brokenness?"
The Autism Consortium of Texas invites you to attend our December webinar meeting on Tuesday, December 14 at 4:30 p.m. Dr. Leann Smith DaWalt, senior scientist at the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Director for the Waisman Center’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, will be presenting “Fragile X Syndrome Across the Life Course.” This will be held virtually on Zoom and is open to all.
Want to learn more about the E4Texas post-secondary program at the University of Texas-Austin? Interested in hearing about educational opportunities for yourself or your child to become more independent? Attend the E4Texas Virtual Open House to learn more and ask questions about how you can apply to this transition program!
If you are interested in registering, please click the link below:
Join TCDS and the Autism Consortium of Texas for our November meeting on Nov. 18, at 5 p.m., where Dr. Fabiola Vargas Londoño will be presenting "Impact of Training with and without Cultural Adaptations on Latino Caregivers of Children with Autism." This free event will be held via Zoom and will offer 1 CEU. If you are interested in registering, please use the link below:
You're invited to attend our October Crip Conversations panel on Intersex Justice and Disability Justice! On October 28, panelists will discuss topics around intersex justice and disability justice such as the medicalization of disability and intersex identity, the lack of autonomy afforded to intersex and disabled individuals, the role of intersectionality, and dreams for a world that embodies intersex justice and disability justice.
Celebrate National Disability Awareness Month and explore your opportunities at our third annual Diversify Austin Job and Resource Fair hosted by Amerigroup and the Texas Center for Disability Studies! Discover local resources, meet potential employers, and learn helpful employment tips from Peak Performers, Autism Society of Texas, and E4Texas.