ETCIL is: 

  • A non-profit organization providing services to East Texans who have a disability.  One in five East Texans have at least one disability.

  • A provider of education to the community on disability related topics.

  • Governed and staffed by persons of which a majority have a disability and bring a wide range of knowledge and experience to their work in assisting others with disabilities.

  • Funded by contributions from foundations, corporations, and individual donors as well as federal, state and local grants. 

  • One of over 400 such centers in the United States. 

 ETCIL assists people with: 

  • Any and all types of disabilities such as: Mobility impairments, amputations, spinal cord injuries, Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Post Polio, Spina Bifida, and Cerebral Palsy.

  • Mental, cognitive, or developmental disabilities such as traumatic brain injuries, depression, and learning differences

  • Hearing loss 

  • Vision impairments