WELCOME TO THE TEXAS COUNCIL FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
What is DD?
A developmental disability (DD) is a severe, chronic disability that begins before the person reaches age 22 and is likely to continue throughout one’s life.
TCDD is Hiring
TCDD is hiring a Leadership Training Coordinator to oversee TCDD’s leadership and advocacy training projects and programs. This position will be located at the TCDD office in Austin, Texas.
To keep disability advocates informed during the 86th Texas Legislature, TCDD is providing weekly updates and highlighting noteworthy bills that are going through the legislative process.
News and Information
Read more TCDD news and information blog posts.
This week, we look at TCDD testimony, legislative deadlines, advancing bills, and a list of important hearings to watch.
HB 4543 would delay the transition of certain Medicaid participants into managed care. The bill was authored by Rep. Stephanie Klick.
This week, we look at TCDD testimony, advancing legislation, and a list of important hearings to watch.
The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities is committed to creating change so that each individual is able to be fully included in their own communities and exercise control over their own lives.