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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

$10 Campaign

The April 1 Rally has passed, but you can still tell our legislators: Community Attendants Earn It!

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Guest Blog: Fair Wage for the Invalueable

People who work the hardest and do not have the most glamorous jobs, such as personal care attendants, are paid the least. This doesn’t seem right.

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Guest Blog: Autism Services in the 84th Legislature

By 2016, experts project that demand for Autism services will far outpace the state’s capacity. Two legislators have opposing solutions.​

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Guest Blog: A Message to Caregivers: Be Proud

After managing an organization of caregivers for four years, Flora Brewer has one message for all caregivers: Be Proud.

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Guest Blog: The Texas Capitol Belongs to All of Us

“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

Get Involved

Featured Resource: Prescription Assistance Programs

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.

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Input, Influence, and Impact: Texans with Disabilities Driving Advocacy

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.

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Did You Know

Did You Know:

58%

National percentage of people under guardianship who have an Intellectual/ Developmental disability (as of Nov. 2014).

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