Tag Archives: Texas A&M University

  • Walter Shumac IV Trains to become a Direct Support Professional

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    By taking advantage of a new program to help students with developmental disabilities become certified as direct support professionals, Walter Shumac IV has reached the final stage of training: a semester of supervised, paid work experience in a community setting. This training is part of a one-year professional certification program, the Bridge to Career in […]

  • Representative Raney Announces Advocacy Training Grant

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    Representative John Raney (R-Bryan) announced that the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities awarded $75,000 for the first year of a project by Texas A&M University. This three-year project will establish a leadership and advocacy program for youth who have disabilities or are at risk for dropping out of high school, as well as parents in Brazos County.

  • Senator Zaffirini Announces Grant for College Disabilities Program

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    Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, announced today (Feb. 16) that Texas A&M University will receive $225,000 for the first year of a five-year grant from the Texas Council on Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) to develop an inclusive postsecondary education program for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.