Things you should know

On this page you will find reports relevant to the long-term care needs of individuals who experience life with a disability label in Texas.

U.S. Department of Justice – Civil Rights Division

Sunset Commission

  • February 2015: Sunset Commission Report to the 84th Legislature
  • August 2014: Sunset Commission Staff Report with Decision Materials DADS
  • May 2014: Sunset Commission Staff Report

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS)

  • Physical and Behavioral Health Services in the Home and Community-Based
  • Services and Community Living Assistance and Support Services Medicaid Waiver
  • Programs Report (April 2012)
  • DADS Legislative Appropriations Request (2010)
  • DADS Report Update for State Supported Living Centers (2010)
  • DADS Report Individuals who Are Aging with IDD & DADS Services (June 2012)
  • DADS Legislative Presentation Charge #5 (July 2012)
  • DADS Legislative Presentation Charge #9 (July 2012)
  • Rider 28 Cost Comparison Report (2012)
  • DADS FY 2014-2015 LAR Presentation (September 2012)
  • State Supported Living Centers Long Range Planning Report September 2012
  • DADS Report Update for State Supported Living Centers (2012-2013)
  • DADS Reference Guide 2013 (Per DADS Budget Strategies)
  • SB 7 FAQ document (By DADS and Legislative Staff) July 2013
  • DADS Annual Report: Obstacles to Community Referral and Transition State Supported Living Centers Fiscal Year 2014

Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)

  • HHSC 2014/2015 Consolidated Budget
  • Consumer Direction Workgroup Biennial Report to the TX Legislature September 2012
  • In Touch September/October 2013 Update

Texas Legislative Budget Board (LBB)

  • Transform State Residential Services for Persons with Intellectual and
  • Developmental Disabilities Report (2011)
  • Downsizing of the State Supported Living Center System Issue Brief

LBJ School of Public Affairs Center for Politics and Governance

  • Department of Aging and Disability Services: State School Abuse Report

Office of the Independent Ombudsman

  • Annual Report: Program Review 2014
  • Annual Report: Program Review 2013
  • Annual Report: Program Review 2012
  • Annual Report: September 2011
  • Annual Report: September 2010
  • Biannual Report (December 2011 – May 2012)
  • Biannual Report (June 2012 – November 2012)
  • Biannual Report (December 2012 – May 2013)
  • Biannual Report (June 2013 – November 2013)
  • Biannual Report (December 2013 – May 2014)
  • Biannual Report (June 2014 – November 2014)

Texas Public Policy Foundation – Policy Perspective

  • Privatize State Supported Living Centers, A Fiscal Necessity and Quality of Care Requirement – perspective

Children’s Policy Council

  • Report: Recommendations for improving services for children with disabilities in
    Texas

Research and Training Center on Community Living

  • National Residential Information Systems Project Annual Survey (2012)

UCP: The Case for Inclusion

  • 2015 report (Texas ranks 50th)
  • 2014 Report (Texas ranks 50th)
  • 2013 Report (Texas ranks 50th)
  • 2012 Report (Texas ranks 50th)
  • 2011 Report (Texas ranks 49th)
  • 2010 Report (Texas ranks 49th)

Institute on Community Inclusion

  • StateData: The National Report on Employment Services and Outcomes

Institute for Child Health Policy at the University of Florida

  • Texas Medicaid Managed Care STAR+PLUS Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Study Report