Texas Legislative Session

Stay informed during the legislative session with regular updates from TCDD. Our public policy team monitors legislative activities that could impact disability-related programs and services in Texas.

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COVID-19 Information

Read information about how you could be impacted by COVID-19, plain language resources, and how to stay up-to-date with legislative activities. This page will be updated as new information and resources become available.

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Texas COVID Stories

TCDD continues to monitor how people with DD and their families are impacted by COVID-19. In April 2021, we conducted a third survey to learn how the ongoing pandemic continues to affect lives and access to resources.

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News and Information

Read more TCDD news and information blog posts.

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    Texas COVID Stories: Spring 2021

    One year after initial state shutdowns, TCDD shares how Texans with disabilities and their family members have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Texas Legislative News: June 1, 2021

    The 87th regular session is over. But after a weekend of tension over a controversial bill related to state election rules, Texas lawmakers are expected to return for a special session.

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    Bill of the Week: HB 159

    HB 159 would improve training and staff development for educators to serve all students. The bill was authored by Rep. Mary González.

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.