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
“We need to encourage more Texans to brave the halls of the pink dome, not discourage them with hateful rhetoric and disruptive tactics.”Read more: Guest Blog: The Texas Capitol Belongs to All of Us
Travel planner Tina Shands reflects on accessible travel in the broader context of disability advocacy.Read more: Guest Blog: Traveling with Disabilities, Think of the Possibilities
Lawmakers: resist calls for short-sighted tax cuts and write a budget that prioritizes the people of Texas.Read more: Guest Blog: A State Budget that Puts Texas First
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
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
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