The nonprofit, Joni & Friends, delivered wheelchairs to RISE Center for individuals who lost or received damage to wheelchairs because of flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Joni & Friends “Wheels for the World” program provides wheelchairs worldwide to those with mobility related disabilities. Wheelchairs are provided on a first come first serve basis by calling RISE Center… Read More RISE Center Joins Joni & Friends to Provide Wheelchairs to Southeast Texans Affected by Hurricane Harvey
RISE Center was invited to attend the Lamar University Disability Resource Center Access Transition Fair for students with disabilities. The Fair is designed to assist students who are transitioning from High School to Post-Secondary Education (College, Skills Training), and/or Work. The Fair was a great success and had a multitude of vendors with great information for… Read More RISE Attended the Lamar University Access Transition Fair. Did You?
Do you have transportation issues or concerns? Good News! Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission wants to hear from you! …and thus, have set up four accessible locations throughout the Golden Triangle in which the public can comment. Times, locations, and contact information are provided in the enclosed image. Should the image not be accessible, please call our office for… Read More Do You Have Transportation Issues or Concerns? Good News!
RISE Center is extremely fortunate to have the Jefferson County Voter Registrar’s Office in attendance in our center today. They spoke to us about Voter Accessibility and the MANY options that are available to consumers that have disabilities. These Voter Accessibility options include: (Consumers served by Hardin and Orange counties will be met with the same… Read More Accessible Voting
Did you know there are guidelines for accessible transportation? There are! The Americans with Disabilities Act has established guidelines for individuals with disabilities, thus prompting the Department of Transportation to further establish guidelines for accessible transportation. The Department of Transportation has a page set aside for transportation, as well as a Disability Resource Center where… Read More Accessible Transportation