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Welcome to the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities Website

Guardianship Alternatives

The 84th Texas Legislature passed significant legislation to advance alternatives to guardianship for people with disabilities, including supported decision-making. The Supported Decision-Making Agreement form is available.

Learn About Alternatives

Developmental Disabilities

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.

Learn About DD

TCDD Position Statements

Position statements represent TCDD’s position on federal and state issues. Check out the Council’s 16 position statements.

Position Statements


News and Information

Read more TCDD news and information blog posts.

More Blog Posts

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.