ABLE- Achieving a Better Life Experience       
ARD- Admission Review and Dismissal meeting
CBA- Community Based Alternatives
CFC- Community First Choice
CLASS- Community Living Assistance and Support Services
DADS- Department of Aging and Disability Services
DARS- Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
DBMD- Deaf Blind and Multiple Disabilities
DHA- Dallas Housing Authority
HCS- Home and Community Based Services
HUD- Housing and Urban Development
IDD- Intellectual Developmental Disabilities  
LAR- Legally Authorized Representative
LIDDA- Local IDD Authority
LOI- Letter of Intent
RFP- Request for Proposal
SSLC- State Supported Living Center
TxHML- Texas Home Living
VR- Vocational Rehab