Booth #     Vendor      Web Address

6    29 Acres         www.29acres.org

Future supported housing community for adults with autism and other neuro-diverse abilities.  29 Acres 2 yr. residential transition academy

18    Attainment Company, Inc.        www.attainmentcompany.com

Resources and curriculum

19     Bloom Consulting        www.bloomconsultingco.com

We are the premier vocational rehabilitation service and evaluation company based in Austin, TX. Our services include vocational evaluation, job placement, supported employment, and consultation.

25    Camp DRIVE        www.campdrive.org

Camp DRIVE is a camp for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

1    CapTel Outreach        www.oeius.org

Captioned Telephones

14    The Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University        cdd@tamu.edu

The Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University (CDD) supports the self-determination, community integration, and quality of life of people with disabilities and their families. The work of the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University is focused on promoting inclusive schools and communities, improving education and quality of life outcomes, and creating better lives for people with disabilities and their families through education, research, and service.

8    College Living Experience        www.experiencecle.com

College Living Experience (CLE) provides individualized services to young adults with learning differences and varying disabilities in the areas of academics, independent living, social skills and career development.

7     Curriculum Transition Consultants        www.ctconline.net

CTC, Curriculum Transition Consultants,specializes in Secondary Transition Curriculum. We will be exhibiting First Step for special students who are lower functioning students.Teaching uses guided instruction and hands on assistance, assessing interest and functional capabilities for these generalizable vocational skills and lifeskills to meet Indicator 13 . Other curriculums will also be offered in booth. Come visit us and register for booth drawing.

23    Education Associates        www.ILoveProjectDiscovery.com

Hands-on career education for all students with special needs!

14    ESC Region 11        www.esc11.net

Transitional services for the state

3    Family to Family Network/Texas Project FIRST        www.texasprojectfirst.org

Providing families with accurate and consistent information on the special education process

5    The HUB Houston        www.thehubhouston.org

The HUB Houston is a relationship-centered educational program serving teenagers and young adults with neurological differences. We bring belonging to life in a community where members are Heard, Understood and Believed in.  Our mentors believe belonging to a community is at the heart of learning.

2    Imagine Enterprises        www.imagineenterprises.org

Imagine Enterprises believe all people with disabilities can work, achieve self-determination, and obtain control over their resources with Social Security benefits planning, financial management services and employment consultation.

21    Including Kids        www.includingkids.org

Including Kids, INC. provides evidence-based behavior analytic interventions for persons with autism and related disabilities to maximize individual potential and to facilitate their meaningful inclusion in the community.

9    Independent Living Experience        www.independentlivingexperience.com

Independent Living Experience (ILE) is a customized support service for adults with disabilities.  ILE offers comprehensive services including independent living and social supports, as well as the supports needed to transition into the workforce.

15    The Lifelong Learning Center        www.texaslifelonglearning.com

A day habilitation activity center specifically designed for those persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

12    Marbridge Foundation        www.marbridge.org

Marbridge is a non-profit residential community that offers transitional and lifetime care to adults with a wide range of cognitive abilities and provides them opportunities to learn, experience a whole new life.  We offer over 150 class room opportunities and 12 special Olympics to our residents.  We are teaching job skills, independent living skill and social skills.

22    The Monarch School and Institute        www.monarchschool.org

The Transition and Employability Services Programs serve young adult learners (ages 18 and older) in their development within the Four Core Goals® including Self-Awareness/Self-Regulation, Relationship Development, Executive Functioning and Academic/Professional Competence. Transition Services provides social, academic, therapeutic, employability and residential opportunities for Monarch graduates and other young adults in the community. Participation in Transition Services provides adults with a plan, opportunity for practice, and a place to grow as our adult learners become contributing citizens. All components of our program contribute to growth leading towards greater independence.

29, 30    Mosaic        www.designsbymosaic.com

School Transition Program

26    nonPareil Institute        www.npitx.org

nonPareil Institute (nP) provides technical training to post-high school adults (“crew members”) with autism. nP is located in Plano and Houston.

27     ONEder        www.oneder.com

ONEder empowers educators with the tools they need to create personalized lessons to support individuals with disabilities, and provides real-time data for tracking student progress.

16    Progress in the General Curriculum Statewide Network        www.texaspgc.net

The PGC Network works in collaboration with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to determine, establish, and maintain a Texas PGC Initiative as applicable to grades kindergarten through twelve. The PGC Network provides professional development and technical assistance to school districts, schools, and charter schools focused on all students with disabilities being involved in and showing progress in the general curriculum through curricular and instructional adaptations in the least restrictive environment.

13     Providence Place        www.provplace.org

Apartment living program supporting young disabled adults to live in the community and work or go to school. Students live in apartments of their choice and we provide case management and support 1-2 times per week. Young adult must be 18+ and must be able to take care of all their own needs for apartment living. This is a 2-4 year program that is privately funded by the student/family.


24    Rock Candy Jewelry        www.lovemyrock.com


Hand Crafted and Fashion Jewelry

Secondary Transition Post-School Results Network.

The focus of the statewide network function is to promote communication and collaboration among stakeholders and a comprehensive, coordinated, transition service delivery system in Texas that leads to attainment of identified post-school goals for every student. www.transitionintexas.org

11    The Summerhouse        www.summerhousehouston.org

Welcome to The Summerhouse!  A community solution for young adults with intellectual disabilities.  The Summerhouse is a community-based education program that promotes the successful transition into adulthood where people are not merely integrated but are truly known and seen as indispensable.

10    Talking Book Program        www.tsl.texas.gov/tbp/gstarted.html

TBP provides free library services for Texans with blindness or visual, physical, or reading disabilities. Registered TBP users may borrow books and magazines in digital audio, Braille, and large print.

20    Texas Department of State Health Services     www.dshs.texas.gov

State Public Health Agency

28    Texas Parent to Parent        www.txp2p.org

Texas Parent to Parent (TxP2P) is committed to improving the lives of Texas children who have disabilities, chronic illness, and/or special health care needs. TxP2P empowers families to be strong advocates through parent-to-parent support, resource referral, and education. In addition, TxP2P educates professionals about the unique needs of our children with the goal of improving care and opportunities for our children. Lastly, TxP2P is dedicated to championing the efforts of a diverse set of parent support groups and advocacy on behalf of our children’s well-being.   The heart of TxP2P is the parent-to-parent peer support model—parents volunteering to provide support and information to other parents. The parent-to-parent model (P2P Best Practices) has been developed by and for parents to address the powerful emotions, new responsibilities, stress and isolation that parents and families face in caring for a child with special health care needs. Parent-to-parent support sustains parents as they develop the skills to manage the new demands on their families and themselves and to advocate effectively for their children.

17    U.S. Bureau of LaborStatistics    www.bls.gov

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) produces many of the nation’s major economic indicators. We provide information on a broad range of topics including occupational requirements, compensation, and employment\unemployment statistics.

4    UNTWISE    www.wise.unt.edu

Located at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, UNTWISE is the premier training and consultancy group for programs seeking to enhance employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities. UNTWISE conducts training, hosts conferences, and provides technical assistance to public and private organizations serving individuals with disabilities. UNTWISE annually provides over 2,400 contact hours through approximately 150 training events, serving more than 2,600 individuals. Partnering with Texas Workforce Commission-Vocational Rehabilitation Division, UNTWISE credentials the employment services providers who serve VR customers. UNTWISE holds the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators approval for its Supported Employment Basic Certificate courses. Its online certificate program was hailed as “model for online training” by ACRE panel reviewers. UNTWISE partners with universities, vocational rehabilitation agencies and other stakeholders to develop new training and service programs based on the needs of specific communities.



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