2019 Disability Employment Advocacy Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

The Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Council of Tarrant County is accepting nominations of businesses, employees or their supervisors for the Annual Dan Gadbury IDD Supported Employment Advocacy Award. Deadline for submitting nominations is 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.




October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This award is designed to honor the role people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) have in assisting us to achieve a dynamic, productive workforce and to recognize the leadership of the business community actively engaged in providing or supporting meaningful employment for people with IDD.


Nomination Process:

  • A nomination may be submitted by a professional, co-worker, supervisor, friend or family member.

  • Submission of Nomination Form

  • Submission of Nomination Letter
    *The more details and examples provided, the better you aid the selection committee during the review process.

Mail, Fax or Email nominations no later than 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 to:

The IDD Council of Tarrant County

Attn:  Rita Stevenson

1300 Circle Drive

Fort Worth, TX 76119

Fax: (817) 569-4005,

Attend the Celebrating YOU Employer Recognition Luncheon

Each year, the IDD Council celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month by recognizing businesses, employees or their supervisors  in Tarrant County for their continuous support and inclusion of persons with IDD.


The 5th Annual Celebrating YOU Employer Recognition Luncheon, will be held Thursday, Oct. 3,
11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Mediterranean Villa, 1111 Wet N Wild Way, Arlington, TX 76011.

RSVP to join us.

Form - Dan Gadbury Award Nomination 2019
Mail, FAX or Email nominations
no later than 5 p.m. Friday, September 13, 2019 to:
The IDD Council of Tarrant County
1300 Circle Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76119
Fax: 817.569.4005

The IDD Council of Tarrant County is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation

1300 Circle Drive,  Fort Worth, TX  76119

817 - 569 - 4852

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If you appreciate the importance of what we are doing to make Tarrant County more inclusive, please make a tax-deductible donation and ask your employer to match the donation.

The IDD Council is proud to announce we are recipients of the BRONZE LEVEL recognition with GUIDESTAR, Charity Review.