Resources

Advocacy Groups:
Advocacy, Inc.
Best Buddies
Center for Public Policy Priorities
Disability Policy Consortium
The Arc of Texas
The Arc of San Antonio
The Arc of the United States
The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities


Federal Agencies:
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Labor (DOL)
DisAbility.gov
Health Care and Financing Administration (HCFA)
Social Security Administration


Federal Legislative Links:

Federal Register
Thomas Legislative Information Services


Lawsuits:
Olmstead v. L.C.
More Olmstead or Related Olmstead Information


National Organizations:
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
American Network of Community Options & Resources (ANCOR)
National Association of Qualified Developmental Disability Professionals
National Parent Network on Disabilities (NPND)
The Accreditation Council


State Agencies:

Texas Department of Health (TDH)

Texas Department of Human Services (TDHS)
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)
Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services (DADS)
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDPRS)
Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
Texas State Comptroller
Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)


State Associations:
Private Providers Association of Texas (PPAT)

Providers Alliance for Community Services of Texas (PACSTX)

Southwest Society of Service Coordinators (SWSSC)

Special Olympics Texas
Texas Council of Community Centers


State Legislative Links:
Office of the Attorney General
Officer of the Governor
Texas Legislative Budget Board (LBB)
Texas Legislative Council (TLC)
Texas Legislature
Texas Register
Texas Statutes (Codes and Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes)


Universities/Colleges:
Texas A&M Special Education Program
Texas Assistive Technology Partnership (TATP)
Texas University Affiliated Program
The University of Texas-Houston Center for Human Development Research


Other Resource Links:
Adam's Camp

Assisted Living - Options for People with Disabilities

Austin SafePlace
Bethesda Lutheran Homes & Services
Breckenridge Village of Tyler
CALAB

CQL Accepting Applications for its 2021 Disability Research Mentorship Program for Black Graduate Students Studying Disability
Daybreak

Drug Watch

Hope House

IASSIDD Health Issues Special Interest Research Group Issues Guidelines for Diabetes Management in People with ID
Mary Lee Foundation

Michelle Garcia, Psy.D. & Associates
Reach Unlimited, Inc.
The Center

Trips, Inc. Special Adventures

Twogether Consulting

United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Energy for Life Walkathon