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    Coming up: Amplify Austin 2020!

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    Pen 2 Paper open for 2020

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    2019 Annual Report now available

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    2019 Lege Report now available

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    Support CTD in 2020

Our Mission

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

In 2020 Elections, Supporting Constituents with Disabilities Means Supporting Medicare Advantage

In 2020 Elections, Supporting Constituents with Disabilities Means Supporting Medicare Advantage

Of the 44 million Americans who rely on Medicare, 9.1 million are under age 65. These younger individuals have disabilities and for their health-care needs, they often turn to Medicare Advantage.

Read more: In 2020 Elections, Supporting Constituents with Disabilities Means Supporting Medicare Advantage
Protect Texas’ Investment in Biosciences—and the Health of Texans with Disabilities

Protect Texas’ Investment in Biosciences—and the Health of Texans with Disabilities

Texas has invested in the creation of a dynamic, growing biosciences industry and the lives and well-being of its citizens. Unfortunately, Texas could find that strategic investment undermined.

Read more: Protect Texas’ Investment in Biosciences—and the Health of Texans with Disabilities
Statement on Gov. Abbott’s Sudden Interest in the ADA

Statement on Gov. Abbott’s Sudden Interest in the ADA

CTD would love for Gov. Abbott to champion the ADA. He can start by promoting legislation to waive the State’s offensive sovereign immunity position.

Read more: Statement on Gov. Abbott’s Sudden Interest in the ADA
2019 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

2019 was a legislative year, and much of our energy was trained on policy change. But the outcomes of our work were not limited to the Capitol (or to Texas!). How did CTD work to bring down barriers for you in 2019? Read on!

Read more: 2019 Annual Report
CTDFF Adaptive Fashion Challenge

CTDFF Adaptive Fashion Challenge

For our Challenge, we selected 5 models with a disability and a clothing-related problem they have been unable to solve on their own. 2 design teams are going to help them figure it out!

Read more: CTDFF Adaptive Fashion Challenge

Get Involved

Featured Resource: Prescription Assistance Programs

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

Read our 2019 Annual Report

Catch up on CTD’s accomplishments last year in the areas of state and federal advocacy, the arts, and more.

Read our Annual Report

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