Welcome to the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities Website
A developmental disability is a severe, chronic disability that begins before the person reaches age 22 and is likely to continue throughout one’s life.
Public Policy Director Position
TCDD is hiring a Public Policy Director to direct the overall public policy activities of the Council. The position is based in Austin, Texas.
May Council Meeting
TCDD is holding the quarterly Council and Committee Meetings May 2 to 4, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Austin Central. The meeting schedule, agendas and materials are available on the 2018 Council and Committee Meetings webpage.
News and Information
Read more TCDD news and information blog posts.
TCDD issued an RFP for organizations to support a person with DD to participate as a researcher in a study that could impact the lives of people with DD. The deadline to submit a proposal is May 18, 2018. Continue Reading RFP: Disability-Related Participatory Research
TCDD issued an RFP for a project to establish at least 30 Next Chapter Book Clubs (NCBCs) in Texas. NCBCs are local book clubs for people with DD. The deadline to submit a proposal is May 18, 2018. Continue Reading RFP: Next Chapter Book Clubs
In his proclamation recognizing March as Developmental Disabilities (DD) Awareness Month, Governor Greg Abbott encourages all Texans to support full inclusion and equality for Texans with DD. Continue Reading Governor Abbott Issues DD Awareness Month Proclamation
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.