disABILITYsa is hosting round trip transportation to the 2018 Texas Disability Issues Forum on Monday, August 27th to discuss current issues affecting the Texas disability community.
Departure Time: 7:00am / Estimated Return Time: 4:00pm
Seats on the Charter to are available on a first come, first serve basis. There are two wheelchair spaces available with tie downs. Lift access and wheelchair storage is available for individuals who are able to transfer from their wheelchair into a seat. Wheelchair must be foldable for storage.
Event will run from 9am - 2pm in Austin at the Zlotnik Family Ballroom in the Robert B. Rowling Hall of the UT Austin McCombs School of Business.
The 2018 Texas Disability Issues Forum (TDIF) brings together members of the Texas disability community, major candidates for statewide office, and disability advocates to discuss current issues affecting the Texas disability community.
The Forum will give voters a chance to hear candidates’ positions on disability issues before the November midterm elections. The Forum moderator (provided by media partner, The Texas Tribune will lead a series of one-on-one candidate interviews. Each candidate will have roughly 30 minutes to answer questions curated from the Texas disability community. The Forum follows a nonpartisan, unbiased, and impartial format. It is not a candidates’ debate.
The Forum will also be broadcast over Facebook live for those who cannot attend in person. Details to be announced. ASL interpretation and CART service will be provided. All other accommodations, including Large print, Braille, or electronic materials, must be requested when you register for the event.
ISSUES FORUM REGISTRATION: $10 https://tinyurl.com/AustinForum2018