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.

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.

Texas Homeland Security

The Texas Homeland Security Strategic Plan lays out Texas’ long-term vision to prevent and respond to attacks and disasters. It will serve as a guide in building, sustaining, and employing a wide variety of homeland security capabilities.

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.

Texas Council on Developmental Disabilities

The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities helps people with developmental disabilities achieve their potential for independence, productivity and integration into their communities by working to develop a comprehensive system of service and supports in Texas.