Disability Related State Strategic Plans

Human Resources Code 115.009 requires that the Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities publish on its website “the link to the Internet website address for each long-range plan, if available” that may relate to “persons with disabilities in this state created by a state agency, a committee of a state agency, or a nonprofit organization required by a federal law to produce such a plan.”

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Programs include Talking Book program for Texans with disabilities.

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

Programs include Architectural Barriers Program.

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Programs serve students who are blind, deaf-blind, or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities.

Texas School for the Deaf

Programs serve ages zero through twenty-one, who are deaf or hard of hearing and who may have multiple disabilities.

Texas Education Agency

Provides leadership, guidance and resources in primary and secondary public education to help schools meet the educational needs of all students, including students with disabilities.

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

The Health and Human Services System (HHS) Coordinated Strategic Plan consolidates the strategic plans for the agencies that comprise the HHS System (incl DFPS) into one system-wide planning document.

Texas Department of Information Resources

Provides technology leadership, solutions, value to Texas state government, education, and local government entities, including electronic and information resource (EIR) accessibility.

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Provides motor vehicle related services including specialty license plates and disabled parking placards and plates.

  • Link to Landing Page for Strategic Plan: View DMV Plan Links to PDF copies of the 2015 – 2019 and 2017 – 2021 strategic plans can be found on the landing page

Public Utility Commission of Texas

Regulates the state’s electric, communication and telecommunication utilities; oversees Relay Texas, the phone interpreting service program.

Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)

The Health and Human Services System (HHS) Coordinated Strategic Plan consolidates the strategic plans for the agencies that comprise the HHS System (incl HHSC) into 1 system-wide planning document.

  • Link to Landing Page for Strategic Plan:
    • View HHSC Plan The landing page for HHS Strategic Plan contains links to plan Vol I, Vol II & Vol II – 10 Appendices
    • Landing Page for HHS System - Strategic Plan 2017-2021: View HHSC Plan
  • Link to 2015-2019 Strategic Plan
  • Link to 2017-2021 Strategic Plan
  • Link to Additional Plan Information: See landing page for Appendices A – J: View HHSC Plan

Texas Workforce Commission

Primary government job training and job search program for the State of Texas; administers the state’s vocational rehabilitation programs.

Texas State Independent Living Council (SILC)

SILC is a non-profit organization that focuses on planning and coordinating funding for Independent Living services.