AccessAbility Fest http://tpr.org en AccessAbility Fest 2013 Delivers For Attendees, Vendors & Volunteers http://tpr.org/post/accessability-fest-2013-delivers-attendees-vendors-volunteers <p>About 5,000 people came out to Market Square on Sunday, October 27, for the 7th Annual <a href="http://www.accessabilityfest.com/" target="_blank">AccessAbility Fest</a>. They came in costume and in street clothes, seeking services for themselves, their loved ones and their students with all types of disabilities.</p><p>The businesses and organizations that welcomed these guests represent many industries vital to this community including things like legal affairs, medical equipment, housing and financial planning.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 22:25:24 +0000 Carin Lamontagne 21867 at http://tpr.org AccessAbility Fest 2013 Delivers For Attendees, Vendors & Volunteers AccessAbility Fest 2013 At Market Square http://tpr.org/post/accessability-fest-2013-market-square <p>It&#39;s October again, and as Halloween approaches that means its time for the seventh annual AccessAbility Fest presented by Texas Public Radio and <a href="http://www.disabilitysa.org/" target="_blank">disABILITYsa.org</a>.</p><p>AccessAbility Fest 2013 is on Sunday, October 27 at <em>El Mercado</em>, 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 &quot;<a href="http://www.accessabilityfest.com/parking.html" target="_blank">What&#39;s Happening</a>&quot; tab on the main website.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 21:52:38 +0000 Texas Public Radio 19780 at http://tpr.org AccessAbility Fest 2013 At Market Square Ms. Wheelchair America 2013 Reflects On This Years' AccessAbility Fest http://tpr.org/post/ms-wheelchair-america-2013-reflects-years-accessability-fest <p>We reached out to attendees at AccessAbility Fest 2012 to get their take on what the event means to them. Mariah Kilbourne, who is this years Ms. Wheelchair America, sent us this note:</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 21:00:59 +0000 Carin Lamontagne 1479 at http://tpr.org Ms. Wheelchair America 2013 Reflects On This Years' AccessAbility Fest Images and Videos from AccessAbility Fest 2012 http://tpr.org/post/images-and-videos-accessability-fest <p>AccessAbility Fest 2012 was a fun- and information-filled event &nbsp;on Sunday, October 28. More than 3,000 people (and zombies!) filled&nbsp;HemisFair Park. Even the Sith Shadow Council of Texas was on-hand, making children and adults smile and reach for their light sabers.</p><p>Victor J. Settles provided the following video of Darth Vader's&nbsp;AccessAbility Fest experiences:</p><p align="center"><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/zYLFkQJjYGY?list=PL0E47A52FC47CAA79&amp;hl=en_US" frameborder="0" height="264" width="470"></iframe></p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 18:22:32 +0000 Carin Lamontagne 1154 at http://tpr.org AccessAbility Fest 2012 http://tpr.org/post/accessability-fest-2012 <p>In honor of National Disabilities Awareness Month, Texas Public Radio and <strong><a href="http://www.disabilitysa.org/" target="_blank">disABILITYsa.org</a></strong> present the 6th annual AccessAbility Fest. Come out to Hemisfair Park for a family-friendly, fun-filled day offering resources, information, ideas and support for persons with disabilities and their families, including people with physical, intellectual, sensory and developmental disabilities.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 22:06:59 +0000 Chris Eudaily 74 at http://tpr.org AccessAbility Fest 2012