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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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TCDD Aug 16
Are you a self-advocate who is interested in issues and using your voice to create change for people with in ? If you are, apply for a travel grant to attend the Festival. Deadline: Aug. 17 Apply:
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TCDD Aug 14
To help inform their policy recommendations, the Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities is seeking comments from advocates about disability-related issues. Submit your comments via email or at a meeting this week in Edinburg. Learn more:
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TCDD Aug 9
.'s "Back to School" newsletter is out. The newsletter covers multiple -related topics, features in-depth videos, and highlights resources. Check out the newsletter here:
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TCDD Aug 9
Next Tuesday (8/14), will host an interactive dialog about and . TCDD's Ashley Ford () will help facilitate the dialog. The event will be in San Antonio and also streamed online. Learn more and RSVP here:
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TCDD Aug 2
Ashley Ford (), TCDD Public Policy & Communications Specialist, presented to the Council today about advocacy among millenials. Ashley talked about how millenials with and without are connecting with movements and participating in opportunities.
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TCDD Aug 2
TCDD's executive director, Beth Stalvey (left), and TCDD Council member Rick Tisch are kicking off our Council Meeting with an interactive presentation and discussion about leadership and .
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TCDD Aug 1
To better understand needs, is asking members to take a brief survey. To participate in the survey, go here:
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TCDD Aug 1
We are pleased to announce the selection of Scott Daigle as our Public Policy Director! Before joining TCDD, Scott served as the Chief of Staff for a Texas legislator. Scott is originally from New Orleans and is a graduate of . Learn more:
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TCDD Jul 31
. is accepting applications from people with and other to serve on its Council. This is an opportunity for you to serve on a statewide council and use your voice to improve Services in . More:
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TCDD Jul 31
We are pleased to announce the addition of Ann Bjorgo to our team! Ann is a TCDD Grants and Contract Compliance Specialist. She is a grad and a member of . Ann's hometown is Seattle. Learn more:
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TCDD Jul 27
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TCDD Jul 27
is a must-attend event for anyone passionate about public issues in . The event will be Sept. 27-29 in Austin. The Festival is providing a limited number of travel grants for self-advocates who don't live in Austin. Learn more:
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TCDD Jul 26
TCDD will hold its quarterly Council and Committee meetings Wednesday, August 1 through Friday, August 3, 2018. The meetings will be held at the Crowne Plaza Austin, 6121 North IH-35, Austin, TX 78752. Learn more here:
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TCDD Jul 24
We are pleased to announce the promotion of Ashley Ford () to Public Policy and Communications Specialist! Ashley is a graduate of , where she is currently pursuing a master’s degree. Ashley is originally from Paris, Texas. Learn more:
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TCDD Jul 20
The 's Colleen Horton (left) presented during today's TCDD Disability Policy Academy. Colleen's presentation was titled "Changing the Expectations – Looking Beyond 'Behaviors' to , Wellness & Recovery for Individuals with Intellectual ."
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TCDD Jul 19
Next Monday (7/23) in Austin, 's Civil Rights Division will be hosting a half-day discussion and exhibit focused on celebrating the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Learn more & register:
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CDE What Can You Do? Jul 18
. & CDE Member are now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Disability Rights Storytellers Fellowship! If you're a person with a disability who's interested in digital media & storytelling, apply by 9/4.
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