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Welcome to the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities Website

TCDD Seeks Executive Director

TCDD seeks an experienced, passionate, and strategic chief executive to lead the Austin-based organization as it continues to work to improve the lives of Texans with disabilities. The deadline to apply is April 13, 2015.

Executive Director Position

People First Language

What do you call a person with a disability? A person. People First Language is an objective and respectful way to speak about people with disabilities by emphasizing the person first, rather than the disability.

People First Language

TCDD Sunset Update

The mission and performance of TCDD are under review as required under the Texas Sunset Act. SB 210 and HB 1679 were filed in February for consideration by the 84th Texas Legislature to continue TCDD until 2027.

Sunset Review



Latest News and Features

Read the most recent TCDD news and information.

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The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities is committed to creating change so that each individual is able to be fully included in their own communities and exercise control over their own lives.