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Disability Pride Month

Disability Pride Month is celebrated in July to celebrate the passing of the Americans With Disabilities Act in 1990.


Disability Pride Month

We're Celebrating Disability Pride Month 2021! – Fish Insurance

Community Resources

1. AACOG Intellectual & Developmental Disability Services: Part of their mission is to ensure people with developmental and intellectual disabilities who live in Bexar County receive necessary quality services. Their core values include individual worth, quality, integrity, dedication, innovation, teamwork, education, and family. 

AACOG Intellectual & Developmental Disability Services: 2700 NE Loop 410 Suite 101 San Antonio, Texas  78217  210-832-5020  

2. The Arc of San Antonio: The Arc of San Antonio was founded in 1954 by parents who believed their children with IDD deserved more- to be included in their communities and to pursue fulfillment and happiness like everyone else. Since then, The Arc has evolved with the changing needs and issues people with disabilities and their families face.

The Arc of San Antonio: 13430 West Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78216  210-490-4300

3. Center on Independent Living: The Center on independent Living (COIL) assists the elderly and people with disabilities of all kinds achieve their freedom and independence and helps them thrive in the community. 

 Center on Independent Living:  10500 Nacogdoches Rd, San Antonio, Texas  78217    210-655-2333     

4. disABILITYsa: The mission of disABILITYsa is to educate, advance, and engage individuals with disabilities by building connections, exchanging information, creating opportunities and strengthening our disability community in the greater San Antonio area.

disABILITYsa:   5727 W I-10, San Antonio, Texas   78201     210-704-7262

5. Disability Services of the Southwest: Founded in 1993, Disability Services of the Southwest (DSSW) is one of the largest providers of support services to people with disabilities and the elderly in the state of Texas. Their services include personal attendant services, nursing and therapies, as well as assistance in home modification, adaptive aids, job coaching and supported employment.

Disability Services of the Southwest: 6243 I-10 Suite 114, San Antonio, Texas 78201      210-798-0123

6. Texas Council For Developmental Disabilities: The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities is dedicated to ensuring that all Texans with developmental disabilities have the opportunity to be independent, productive and valued members of their communities.

Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities:    6201 E Oltorf St # 600, Austin, Texas  78741      512-437-5432                                                                                                                                                                                      




State and Federal Services

1. Bookshare: Bookshare is an online library of accessible e-books and educational materials for people with print disabilities.. Access more than 325,000 textbooks, best sellers, children's books, newspapers, magazines, and more. 1-650-352-0198

2. The Texas Talking Book Program: The Texas Talking Book Program is a free service for anyone residing in the state. There are thousands of titles in several formats to offer accessibility to various resources. Formats include: audio recordings, large print, Braille, and more. 1-800-252-9605


Useful Websites

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