Tag Archives: Senator Kirk Watson

  • Senator Watson Announces Fitness and Technology Projects

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    Senator Kirk Watson (D-Austin) announced today that the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities awarded a grant of $219,472 to the Texas State Independent Living Council for the first year of a health and fitness project, and of $224,967 to Strategic Education Solutions, LLC for the first year of a technology project related to employment.

  • Senator Watson Announces 5 Disability Grants

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    Texas Senator Kirk Watson announced Friday that the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities awarded grants for five three-year projects to improve opportunities for people with disabilities in Texas.

  • Senator Watson Announces Grant to Create Advocacy Network

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    Senator Kirk Watson announced Wednesday that a $65,588 grant was awarded to Texas Parent to Parent by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities for the first year of a five-year project to create a statewide advocacy network. This project will recruit parents of children with developmental disabilities, young self-advocates and siblings to advocate on community-based issues in health and human services, accessible transportation and housing, meaningful employment, and appropriate education for people with disabilities.