DARS Statewide Needs Assessment
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have partnered with the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) to conduct an assessment of the service needs for Texans with disabilities. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended calls for periodic comprehensive statewide needs assessments that will result in recommendations to the goals, priorities, and strategies of the state plan that DARS is required to produce annually.
If you are a member or ally of the disability community, we invite you to take a 10 minute survey. The survey is specifically designed for caregivers, advocates, professionals and consumers.
The survey will ask you for your opinions on the unmet needs of individuals with disabilities, groups that might be under-represented in DARS services and what you feel are the most important services. The survey is anonymous and confidential. No names or contact information is collected. We ask only for your zip code to identify what part of the state you are from.
If you have any questions about the study, contact Dr. Monica Faulkner. Dr. Faulkner can be reached at (512) 471-7191, or email@example.com. This study has been reviewed by The University of Texas at Austin’s Institutional Review Board and the study number is 2014-2-XXXX.
If you would like more information on DARS, please visit their website.