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This a group of VR Professionals from TRA who were sponsored to go to Washington to advocate for the passage of the ADA. These pictures are courtesy of Patricia Fairhurst. 

In these pictures, you can see pictures from the ADA March on Washington, which includes Justin Dart marching and TX Congressman Steve Bartlett speaking. 

See more pictures in the Photo Gallery. 


Celebrate the ADA 30th Anniversary, Texas Style!

The 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is July 26, 2020, and Texas will be celebrating this milestone all month long.

Disability Rights Texas has partnered with the Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities, the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Council on Developmental Disabilities, ADAPT of Texas and... Read more

For those of you who have known Terry, TRA has sad news to give you. Terry passed away on July 2, 2020, following his diagnosis of Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer.

Terry was a loyal member of NRA/TRA for about 35 years.  In more recent years, he served as TRA President in 1995, Vice President in 2006 and 2010, Board Member from 2007 to 2009, and Legislative Chair for 2007 and 2008. He was also a member of RCEA and TRCEA.

Terry and his... Read more

Texas Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Association (TRCEA) 

The 2020 TRCEA Conference, scheduled for April 2 & 3, has been cancelled. This is in the interest of public health, as well as to comply with Mayor Sylvester Turner’s emergency health declaration for the City of Houston. 

If you have reserved a hotel room, please be sure to cancel your reservation.

We look forward to gathering soon and wish the best for your... Read more

2020 TRA Conference - Vision 2020: Opportunities for the Future

Join us for the TRA Conference from May 27 to 29, 2020 in Galveston, TX at the Galveston Island Convention Center.

You can purchase Conference tickets on the TRA Conference Page or by mailing in your completed TRA Registration Form. 

Be sure to take a look at the 2020 TRA Conference Agenda. 

  Call for TRA Award Nominations 

It's that time again! TRA Members... Read more

Save the Date!

Save the Date for the 2020 TRA Conference on May 27-29, 2020 in Galveston, Texas at the Galveston Island Convention Center. More information to come soon! 

Al was a Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling at Stephen F. Austin State University and served as a Past President of the Texas Rehabilitation Counselors and Educators Association. Please join us to celebrate his life on Friday, August 23 from 4pm to 6pm at Lanana Creek Icehouse (109 Wettermark St., Nacogdoches, Texas). 



Take a look at the 2019 Conference Presentations by clicking on the link below. 

2019 TRA Conference Presentations

Please open the attached Agenda to get an idea about the presentations available at the 2019 TRA Conference. 

An exciting conference is coming soon! 


Come to San Antonio July 17-19, 2019, for the 2019 TRA Annual Conference “Navigating the Rivers of Change.” The agenda will include topics on where the jobs are, autism, updates from TWC, criminal background and disability, self employment, ethical challenges, and job placement. Be sure to register early online and make your hotel reservations. The conference begins Wednesday, July 17,... Read more