CTD is a 501(c)3 working to ensure that persons with disabilities may work, live, learn, play and participate fully in the community of their choice. We focus on the areas of governmental advocacy, public awareness activities, and professional disability consulting to fulfill our mission. CTD is the largest and oldest member driven cross-disability organization in the state.
News & Events
Texas Advocates’ Shaun Bickley on one reason self-advocacy is crucial.Read more: Advocacy Guest Blog: Who Controls the Dialogue on Autism?
The Lege has undergone unprecedented changes in leadership, members, and finances. CTD’s Advocacy team weighs in.Read more: Advocacy Blog: Outlook for 84th Legislative Session
Amarillo is a long way from the Capitol in Austin, but the Panhandle ILC still effectively advocates for itself.Read more: Advocacy Guest Blog: Advocating from Outside of Austin
DD Policy Fellow Chris Masey introduces two projects to help CTD and you, our members, become stronger advocates.Read more: Advocacy Blog: New Ways to Advocate with CTD
What is the state’s spending growth limit and what will it mean for disability issues this legislative session?Read more: Advocacy Guest Blog: The Spending Cap and Texans with Disabilities
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Did you know that you can get financial assistance to pay for your prescriptions? Reimbursement, discounts, and many other programs are available.More about Rx assistance programs
Input, Influence, and Impact: Texans with Disabilities Driving Advocacy
Take a survey to help CTD collect Texas-specific data on subjects that directly affect the disability community: Employment, Early Childhood Intervention, and Community Attendant Wages.Learn more about the surveys