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Coronavirus Information & Resources

Resources, statements, and articles regarding coronavirus and people with disabilities

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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CTDFF Focus on Adaptive Fashion

Adaptive fashion is having a moment, and we’re thrilled to welcome Runway of Dreams and Disability Fashion Stylist Stephanie Thomas to the Fest!

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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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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!

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