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Texas Public Radio presents the 9th annual AccessAbility Fest from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, 2015, at El Mercado. The event is free and open to the public. AccessAbility Fest brings together businesses and organizations to share information, resources, ideas and support for people with all types of disabilities and special needs. The Fest celebrates these individuals and aims to provide them with a fun-filled and educational day that will be memorable. Caregivers of individuals with special needs and disabilities will find support and resource information to benefit them and their loved ones.The schedule of activities for AccessAbility Fest 2015 includes demonstrations, entertainment, a mascot parade, games and much more. And since it is happening just a few days after Halloween, attendees are encouraged to wear their costumes. Finalists will be selected to participate in the costume contest, where they will compete for fun and valuable prizes. Ample parking is available in close proximity, and shuttle buses are provided for those in need. We encourage you to join us this year to celebrate and spread awareness for those with disabilities.Find out more about the next AccessAbility Fest, which is happening on November 8, online at:www.accessabilityfest.comAccessAbility Fest 2015 is hosted by Texas Public Radio and disAbilitysa.org and is made possible by:Anchor Sponsors: Wave Healthcare, H-E-B and Valero Energy FoundationBenefactor Sponsors:AACOG – Alamo Service Connection, Deaf Interpreter Services and PCSICharter Sponsors:Apple Home Care Medical Supply, Exceptional Kids, Jordan Ford Mobility, Red McCombs Toyota, Respite Care and Wells FargoSpecial thanks to the City of San Antonio for providing the event venue.00000174-b11b-ddc3-a1fc-bfdbb1dd0001

AccessAbility Fest 2013 At Market Square

It's October again, and as Halloween approaches that means its time for the seventh annual AccessAbility Fest presented by Texas Public Radio and disABILITYsa.org.

AccessAbility Fest 2013 is on Sunday, October 27 at El Mercado, Market Square, goes from noon-5 p.m. and is free and open to the public. A variety of free, accessible parking will also be available -- look under the "What's Happening" tab on the main website.

The family-friendly event will feature activities, resource booths and other information and support for persons with disabilities and their families. Experts from all types of services will be available to take questions and give advice including:

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AccessAbility Fest 2013 Sponsors

  1. Benefits & Financial Planning
  2. Community Education
  3. Education
  4. Employment
  5. Legislative & Legal
  6. Health & Nutrition
  7. Residential Options
  8. Support Services
  9. Recreation-Socialization
  10. Transportation
  11. Therapy & Rehabilitation
  12. And more!

AccessAbility Fest 2013 is hosted by Texas Public Radio and disABILITYsa.org and is made possible by Anchor Sponsors: H-E-B, Methodist Healthcare Ministries and Wave Healthcare, Benefactor Sponsors: AACOG's Ace Alamo Caregiver Empowerment and University Health System. Special thanks to the City of San Antonio for providing the event venue.