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Disability vote & what it means


“Vote as if your life depends on it… because it does.” – Justin Dart. This quote not only emphasizes our responsibility to exercise our civil right to vote, it also communicates that securing our rights and freedoms is a continued effort. Preserving the dignity of all people and defining...

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Heart of Texas Walk ‘n Roll

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Every year it’s a pleasure to participate in the Heart of Texas Walk ‘n Roll event. It’s inspiring to join community partners to recognize the employment of people with disabilities as part of the Texas HireAbility campaign and in honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Today Jennifer Lopez and Norma...

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Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week

DSP Appreciation

During Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week, we salute the 4,500,000+ direct support professionals (DSP) who provide the services needed for individuals with disabilities and older adults to maintain independence at home and in the community. This is often challenging work that is not glamorous, recognized, or highly paid. Nevertheless,...

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28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act


Today marks the 28th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is legislation that set out to ensure that people with disabilities enjoy equal access in all areas of public life. This includes equal access to jobs, schools, transportation and all places that are open to...

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Governor Abbott Proclaims Disability Voter Registration Week


The week of July 16th is Disability Voter Registration Week in Texas. The Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) encourages all Texans with disabilities to make sure you are registered to vote so your voice can be heard. In his proclamation Governor Greg Abbott writes, “the disability community...

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2018 Care Network Texas Brochure


We’re excited to share program updates with you! New for 2018, our program brochure is a quick and easy way to learn more about our services and our commitment to you. Click the link below to view the brochure: Consumer Direct Care Network Texas Brochure Consumer Direct Care Network Texas provides...

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Nominate Your Caregiver!


The Care Network understands how important Direct Support Professionals (DSP) are to helping people maximize their independence in their home and community. Across the nation, dedicated DSPs provide essential caregiving and give individuals the needed support to live the life they want. We invite you to nominate a caregiver...

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SAVE THE DATE!!! Join the ADAPT Community to celebrate our moms and raise funds to fight for health care, Medicaid community services, passage of the Disability Integration Act! Sunday, May 13, 2018, 1 – 4 p.m. Upper Senate Park Washington, DC Learn more here.

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2017 DSP Appreciation


I am thankful to live in this great land where we are afforded the right to maintain independence at home and in the community.  I grew up with cerebral palsy and have needed assistance with daily living activities for my whole life.  I’m also thankful to work for a...

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2016 W-2 Information


The IRS requires that all 2016 W-2s be mailed to employees no later than January 31, 2017. Consumer Direct has mailed W-2s through the United States Postal Service. If you have not received your W-2 by February 16, 2017, please contact your program coordinator.