Connie Cisneros, Tropical Texas Behavioral Health
AAIDD Texas Chapter President
This year's convention is around the corner. It will be a wonderful opportunity to network with others in our service delivery system. The conference will be held in San Antonio on July 19th through the 22nd. I would like to acknowledge the convention planning committee led by committee chair Ollie Seay ... >>Read More
Ollie Seay, Ph.D., Texas State UniversityAAIDD Texas Chapter Convention Committee ChairAre you ready to join us in "Taking a Stand for Independence" in San Antonio this summer? We will return to the home of the Alamo as we host our 41st Annual Convention at the Westin Riverwalk July 19-22. The Convention Committee has been hard at work putting together a memorable convention that is sure to have something for everyone whether you are a consumer, a family member, a direct care provider, an administrator, or a professional. This is the convention for you!... >>Read More
Rolling Out Possibilities for
People with Disabilities
Archer Hadley is an enthusiastic 20 year old born with cerebral palsy. He is an accomplished UT student, Eagle Scout, role model and mentor to others with special needs. Archer has never shied away from the challenges he faces, but instead endeavors to face them and solve them. He strives for what he can accomplish next. Archer is an avid public speaker and an inspiration to all who hear him. He shares the story of his life willingly including the struggles, successes, adventures, and exceptional experiences. >>Read More
Ellis M. (Pat) Craig, Ph.D.
AAIDD Texas Chapter Membership Chair
With the upcoming AAIDD-TX convention this is an ideal time to join the organization. Membership in the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) has numerous benefits for professionals and others working or interested in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Educational opportunities are the most obvious. There will be many presentations at the convention that reflect state of the art practices and the most current information in the field. The stat chapter is also developing smaller, regional trainings around Texas.
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