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TCDD’s mission is to create change so that all people with are fully included in their communities and exercise control over their own lives.
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NDI May 24
The theme for this year's National Employment Awareness Month () has been announced! It will be “America’s Workforce: Empowering All.”
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TCDD May 21
. issued a proclamation recognizing May 2018 as in .
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TCDD May 16
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TCDD May 15
Friday is the deadline to submit a proposal for our Disability-Related Participatory Research RFP. Through the RFP, entities can support a person with DD to participate as a researcher in a study that could impact the lives of people with DD. More info:
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TCDD May 14
Congratulations to Yasmeen Yahya for earning her bachelor's degree from . While serving as TCDD's , Yasmeen kept people informed about important issues via social media and email. Thank you, Yasmeen, for all that you did for TCDD and good luck!
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TCDD May 13
Friday is the deadline to submit a proposal for our Next Chapter Book Clubs RFP. Through the RFP, 30 Next Chapter Book Clubs (NCBCs) will be established in Texas. With NCBCs, people with DD meet in a public place to read and discuss books. More info:
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TCDD May 9
Replying to @AbbyHughesSPED
Sorry about that, Abby! Try this one:
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TCDD May 8
2018 Update: Autism Services in Texas This blog post covers: • recent legislation in Texas • services covered by Medicaid • a look ahead to the 86th More:
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TCDD May 8
ICYMI: TCDD issued an to fund up to three organizations to support a person with DD to participate as a researcher in a study that could impact the lives of people with DD. Deadline: May 18 More info:
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The Arc of Texas May 7
In honor of Mother's Day, this week we will be sharing stories from mothers and children in the intellectual/developmental disability (IDD) community. Keep an eye out!
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TCDD May 7
ICYMI: TCDD issued an to establish at least 30 Next Chapter Book Clubs (NCBCs) in . NCBCs are local book clubs for people with DD that meet in a public place to read and discuss books. Deadline: May 18 More info:
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TCDD May 4
PATHS Program students spoke at our Council Meeting today about how the program has helped them reach their education and goals. They also thanked the Council for supporting the program. Learn about 's PATHS Program:
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TCDD May 4
Thanks to TCDD for the great presentation at our Council Meeting today!
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TCDD May 3
TCDD and Ginger Mayeaux attended today's Council Meeting. Pictured (from left to right): Tiffany Williams (), Christa Walikonis (), Alex Noble (EveryChild, Inc.), and Lauren Gerken and Ginger Mayeaux (both from ).
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TCDD May 3
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Kyle V. Piccola May 3
Now Public Policy Fellow is presenting on her work about employment for Texans with Disabilities.
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TCDD May 3
Elizabeth Jennings from (NDI) is updating the Council on NDI's TCDD-funded project to develop tools that promote employment and financial empowerment that enhance self-determination and self-sufficiency.
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TCDD Apr 30
TCDD will hold its quarterly Council and Committee meetings Wednesday, May 2 through Friday, May 4, 2018. The meetings will be held at the Embassy Suites Austin Central, 5901 North IH-35, Austin, Texas 78723. More info:
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TCDD Apr 30
Deadline Tomorrow: Apply for Partners in Policymaking is seeking self-advocates and parents for the 2018-2019 class. Graduates will work to improve the lives of people with DD. Learn more:
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TCDD Apr 29
. is seeking self-advocates for the 2018 to 2019 class. Graduates of the program work to change systems for a more inclusive community. Deadline: Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Learn more:
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