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.
May Council Meeting
TCDD will hold its quarterly Council and Committee Meetings May 1-3 in Austin. The meeting schedule is available on the 2019 Council and Committee Meetings webpage.
News and Information
Read more TCDD news and information blog posts.
HB 3994 would require certain health facilities to have a sufficient number of van-accessible parking spaces for people with disabilities. The bill was authored by Rep. Dwayne Bohac.
This week, we look at TCDD testimony, Special Ed funding, and a list of important hearings to watch.
HB 1911 would establish a low-interest loan program for entrepreneurs with disabilities. The bill was authored by Rep. Terry Meza.
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.