Past Projects

Experiences of Texans with Disabilities with Covid-19 Vaccines

This study collected voluntary data from 2,134 adult Texans with disabilities and their caregivers across the State of Texas. The purpose of the study is to learn about the perceptions and experiences of Texans with disabilities (and, if applicable, their caregivers) related to COVID-19 vaccination, through collaboration with our state-wide partners and community stakeholders.

Game On! Developing Accessible Electronic Gaming Options for Texans with Paralysis

This project provided accessible gaming kits in Xbox and PlayStation platforms, mounting kits for the Xbox adaptive controller, and additional switches/controllers to support people with paralysis in decision making for modified gaming. 

Parents and Children Setting Goals Together (PACT)

The Parents and Children Setting Goals Together (PACT) project is funded by The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. This project provided training to parents/caregivers of children with autism, ages 3-22, on Applied Behavior Analysis and Transition to Adulthood. 

Partners in Research

Drawing from the philosophy of “nothing about us without us,” this program will provide trainings on the intersections of disability and health, build awareness among participants of health disparities, and enable participants to become actively engaged in applied health projects.

Research and Education on Disability and Disaster (REDD)

A project committed to facilitating better awareness and knowledge of how to support people with disabilities before, during, and after disaster events.

Texas Sibling Network (TSN)

The Texas Sibling Network (TSN) creates a community for adult siblings of people with disabilities by adult siblings of people with disabilities. 

Transition Research Excellence for Life-Long Independence with Supports (TRELLIS)

The TRELLIS project is an interdisciplinary research, training, and clinical practice site for students at the University of Texas, with an emphasis on supporting people with significant intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families during transition and adult planning outcomes.