What Is TOPDD?
The Texas Office for Prevention of Developmental Disabilities is the designated state agency on the prevention of developmental disabilities. Its mission is to minimize the losses caused by preventable disabilities especially fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) and brain injury. Thus, TOPDD is minding the minds of the children of Texas! Learn more about TOPDD
TOPDD is committed to:
- Engaging communities in proactively promoting healthy child development and preventing developmental disabilities.
- Expanding the knowledge base of our communities about the needs, issues and strategies around preventing FASD and brain injuries.
- Advocating for public policies that improve public health and foster prevention of disabilities.
- Most importantly providing the tools and support for families and communities to join together to protect children from being struck by preventable disabilities so that all children can fulfill their fullest possible potential.