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CTD40: Jordan’s Story

​2017 policy intern Jordan Fogle looks back with fondness (somehow) on the 85th Legislative session.

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Improving Safety For All Texas Students: Guiding Principles

CTD and others call on Gov. Abbott to protect the health, safety, and education of all Texas students. Read more about Improving Safety For All Texas Students: Guiding Principles

Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away May

Two works that we loved, but didn't make it to our 2017 finalist list: Nellie and June by Wendy Sheehan and Upon Considering Boob Privilege by Kimberly Jackson.​

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CTD40: Happy Birthday, from David Borden

Artist, author, and advocate David Borden recounts the ways CTD helped further his artistic and other pursuits (video). Read more about CTD40: Happy Birthday, from David Borden

Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away April

Two works that we loved, but didn't make it to our 2017 finalist list: excerpt from Mental Hospital by Ross Robbins and Extra Time on Tests by Stanley Toledo.​

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Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away March

A story that we loved, but didn't make it to our 2017 finalist list: Running Away from Home by Julie Whitehead.​

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CTD40: Kenneth’s Story

Some reflections from long time partner Kenneth Semien Sr. of the American Council of the Blind of Texas. Read more about CTD40: Kenneth’s Story

Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away February

Two poems that we loved, but didn't make it to our 2017 finalist list: Trauma's Shadow by Kae Bucher, and The Imperfect World, by Dr. Archana Kadam. Read more about Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away February

CTD40: 1983, A Banner Year for CTD

​A CTD founder, Larry Johnson remembers the Disabled, but Able to Vote Campaign and other CTD successes from our early years.

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CTD40: Rodney’s Story

Board president Rodney Hanneman on his time serving CTD. Read more about CTD40: Rodney’s Story

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