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Independent Living

Independent Living services help people with disabilities achieve greater independence in the home and community. Many programs for people with disabilities require documentation of disability and services may be limited, so it is important for families to understand these community supports and how to work with them to receive needed services. The sites below will help families know what services are available to help their child become an active part of their community.


Job Accommodation Network

Texas Workforce Commission

Texas Workforce Commission-Vocational Rehabilitation Services serves

Campaign for Disability Employment


Self-determination means making things happen in your own life,
instead of others doing things for you.
Michael Wehmeyer

Transition Overview for Families

Families, you are present in your child's life before, during, and after public schooling, whereas your child's teachers are only involved for a short time. Because of this, you have a very important role during your child’s transition process. When you have a good understanding of transition, you are better able to support your child in developing and implementing a plan to achieve their goals after high school. Although the transition period is an exciting time in your child's life, it is also a time when you may have many questions and concerns about your child's future, including: