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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.
Texas Medicaid Stories
We are conducting a survey to collect stories about how Medicaid impacts people with disabilities and their family members. Information about the Texas Medicaid Stories survey is available in English and Spanish.
News and Information
Read more TCDD news and information blog posts.
The video “Answering the Big Question: If I Go to Work, Will I Lose My Medicaid or Medicare?” covers the work incentives and programs available that may allow you to keep your benefits when you return to work.
HHSC is seeking applicants to serve on the Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee. This is an opportunity for advocates to contribute to improving the quality of Medicaid managed care services in Texas.
Ricardo Atkinson has been selected as the Family to Family Network’s TCDD Policy Fellow. Ricardo’s experience as a sibling of a person with a disability has fueled his desire to improve the lives of people with DD.
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.