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Background
On September 1, 2006, AACOG was designated by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) as the local mental retardation authority (MRA) for Bexar County.

The Alamo Local Authority for Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities in accordance with the Texas Health and Safety Code (THSC), § 533.035 (a), to which the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) executive commissioner, delegated the state’s authority and responsibility within a specified region for planning, policy development, coordination, resource development and allocation and for supervising and ensuring the provision of mental retardation services to persons with mental retardation or a related condition.