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2019 Legislative Report

Every legislative session has its wins and its losses, and 2019 was no different. There were some crushing moments, but we helped to move the needle a little—or a lot—on all our issues. Read our full report.

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HB 3703 Statement

HB 3703 is a remarkable step forward—and we now know where we stand to take the next step for a stronger Texas Compassionate Use Program.

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CTDFF: In the Dark Review

Our thoughts on the new CW series, telling the story of Murphy Mason, a blind woman who investigates her friend's mysterious death.

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Advocacy Resources for Parents and Self Advocates

Videos, links, and insider tips on how to get involved in the Texas legislative process. Produced with our partners, the Autism Society of Texas.

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CTDFF: Disability Film at SXSW 2019

It is apparent that disability and inclusion are at the forefront of equal representation on the silver screen. Reviews from our Jennifer Bracy.

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2019 SXSW Film: Vision Portraits

Filmmaker Rodney Evans embarks on a scientific and artistic journey, questioning how his loss of vision might impact his creative future. Visually stunning, a true work of art!

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2019 SXSW Film: Any One of Us

When professional mountain biker Paul Basagoitia suffers a devastating spinal cord injury (SCI), his life is changed in an instant.

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2019 SXSW Film: Ernie & Joe

An immersive look at the issues involved when the worlds of people with mental illness and law enforcement intersect.

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2019 SXSW Film: The Peanut Butter Falcon

It all begins when Zack, a young man with Down Syndrome, escapes the nursing home where he lives to chase his dreams of becoming a professional wrestler.

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