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
CTD’s Dennis Borel weighs in on Greg Abbott’s and Wendy Davis’s recent wheelchair campaign ads.Read more: Let’s get past the imagery and discuss the real issues
Long-time advocate Marc Gold looks back at independent living policies, and considers the work we have left to do.Read more: IL Guest Blog: The Manifest Destiny of Independent Living
Can Texas provide institutional care for those who want it and shift funds into more cost-effective community care? Yes!Read more: IL Blog: The Cost of Institution versus Community
CTD’s Susie Angel on her education and transition to life on her own.Read more: IL Blog: My Journey to Independent Living
One successful transition from Ontario’s Facility Initiative.Read more: IL Guest Blog: Deinstitutionalizing Ontario: Margaret’s Story
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
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