• The 4 big State Agencies

     

    TxDDS - Department of Agin and Disability Services

    www.dads.state.tx.us/   provides long term services and supports for people with disabilities

     

    TxDARS - Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services

    www.dars.state.tx.us/  administers programs for people with disabilities and children who have developmental delay:  deaf & blind vocation rehab, ECI and more

     

    TxDSHS - Department of State Health Services

    www.dshs.state.tx.us/  improves helath and well being in Texas, includes CSHCN (Children with Special Health Care Needs)

     

    TxDFPS - Department of Family and Protective Services

    www.dshs.state.tx.us/  protects the unprotected:  children, elderly and eople iwth disabilities