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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 Grants Coordinator to monitor grants for compliance, report outcomes, and provide technical assistance. This position is located in Austin, Texas.
People First Language
What do you call a person with a disability? A person. People First Language is an objective and respectful way to speak about people with disabilities by emphasizing the person first, rather than the disability.
News and Information
Read more TCDD news and information blog posts.
A new fact sheet provides an overview of the state of Medicaid services for Texans with IDD. The easy-to-read fact sheet includes statistics, rankings, and other Texas-specific information.
Lauren Rangel has been selected as Easterseals Central Texas’ TCDD Policy Fellow. Lauren’s lifelong goal is to empower and inform disability advocates so they can impact the policymaking process.
Do you know how a bill becomes a law in Texas? If you don’t, check-out our easy-to-understand infographic that simplifies the complicated process.
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.