Ability Resource Group

The Ability Resource Group is focused on increasing awareness and creating a culture of inclusion for those impacted by a disability. The group is open to all UTMB employees and students.

VISION: To enhance the UTMB atmosphere by cultivating a barrier-free, inclusive and diverse environment

MISSION: To further the university's committment to diversity and to providing opportunities of inclusion for individuals with disabilities and their allies

OBJECTIVES: To promote physical, social, psychological and technological access for all

Member Benefits

Members of this group receive:

  • A wide range of resources on how to be more abilities inclusive
  • Education on the latest disability inclusion topics
  • The opportunity to network

Want to be a part of this group? Click here to complete a membership application.

Group Meetings and Events

Group meetings and other events are held every quarter and cover a variety of educational and motivational topics. All members of the UTMB community are invited to attend.

Upcoming Events
ARG Annual Membership Meeting • Aug. 13, 2019, from 12–1 p.m.
Supporting The Care Closet at UTMB
Volunteer Leadership Opportunities with ARG

Archived Events
Recognizing Disability Awareness Day (July 14) • July 18, 2019 (click here for more facts about this day)
ARG Quarterly Meeting: Introduction to Caretaker Timeout • May 7, 2019
ARG Quarterly Meeting: Mindful Meditation • Feb. 13, 2019
International Day of Persons with Disabilities: Hidden Disabilities in the Workplace • Dec. 3, 2018

Available Resources

Institutional ADA Office
University of Texas Employee Assistance Program
UTMB Health Resource Center – Community Resource Directory
UTMB Health Support Groups
Texas Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation ServicesClick here for details

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