Employment Resources

These resources are provided for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.

Handouts

Client Assistance Program (CAP) Brochure

PDF version of our printed Client Assistance Program brochure. Updated 9/1/2016 to reflect change in services from DARS to Texas Workforce Solutions.

Download PDF: Client Assistance Program (CAP) Brochure (449KB)

Client Assistance Program (CAP) In Texas

Describes the CAP in our state and what Disability Rights Texas can do to assist you with services. Updated 9/1/2016 to reflect change in services from DARS to Texas Workforce Solutions.

Download PDF: Client Assistance Program (CAP) In Texas (209KB)

Client Assistance Program (CAP) large print version of CAP brochure

Our Client Assistance Program brochure in large print document form. Updated 9/1/2016 to reflect change in services from DARS to Texas Workforce Solutions.

Download PDF: Client Assistance Program (CAP) large print version of CAP brochure (276KB)

Client Assistance Program and Transition Services

Describes CAP and transition services available from the state VR agencies. Updated 9/1/2016 to reflect change in services from DARS to Texas Workforce Solutions.

Download PDF: Client Assistance Program and Transition Services (243KB)

Client Assistance Program in TX Vietnamese transl. - Chương trình Hỗ trợ Khách hàng

Download PDF: Client Assistance Program in TX Vietnamese transl. - Chương trình Hỗ trợ Khách hàng (280KB)

Employment Advice for People with Psychiatric Disabilities

Questions and Answers about Employment Discrimination for people with psychiatric disabilities.

Download PDF: Employment Advice for People with Psychiatric Disabilities (605KB)

Employment Discrimination

A question-and-answer format handout addressing issues related to employment discrimination.

Download PDF: Employment Discrimination (251KB)

PABSS large print brochure

Large print document version of our Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security brochure

Download PDF: PABSS large print brochure (85KB)

Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (SSI & SSDI)

Information about the PABSS program

Download PDF: Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (SSI & SSDI) (300KB)

Transition Guide

"Your Rights, Your Voice: A Guide for Youth with Mental Health Concerns Transitioning into Adulthood" is a resource to help transition age youth learn about their rights and provide tools to help them successfully move into adulthood. Topics covered included special education services, post-secondary education, vocational rehabilitation services, employment, mental health care, community living, and alternatives to guardianship. Special thanks to the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health for providing the funding to make this guide possible. Please note this guide has several pages and the document is in color. You may want to consider printing it on 2 sides and/or using black and white ink.

Download PDF: Transition Guide (3MB)

Vocational Rehab System in TX Vietnamese transl. - Hệ thống Phục Hồi Chức Năng Hướng nghiệp ở Texas

Vocational Rehab System in TX Vietnamese transl. - Hệ thống Phục Hồi Chức Năng Hướng nghiệp ở Texas

Download PDF: Vocational Rehab System in TX Vietnamese transl. - Hệ thống Phục Hồi Chức Năng Hướng nghiệp ở Texas (280KB)

Vocational Rehabilitation System in Texas

Describes the VR system in the state of Texas. Updated 9/1/2016 to reflect change in services from DARS to Texas Workforce Solutions.

Download PDF: Vocational Rehabilitation System in Texas (266KB)

What Is PABSS?

Information on the Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS) program

Download PDF: What Is PABSS? (427KB)

Helpful Links

ADA Service Animal Guide

ADA Guide to Service Animals and the Law

Disability Discrimination

Disability Discrimination

DRTx Legal Tip Video Series: Your Rights at Work

A brief video to help you understand the rights of people with disabilities in the workplace.

Your Rights at Work

Facts about the ADA and Employment

Facts about the ADA and Employment

Filing a Charge of Discrimination with the EEOC

Filing a Charge of Discrimination with the EEOC

Pre-Employment Inquiries and Disability

Pre-Employment Inquiries and Disability

Questions & Answers About Persons with Intellectual Disabilities in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Questions & Answers About Persons with Intellectual Disabilities in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Questions and Answers about Blindness and Vision Impairments in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Questions and Answers about Blindness and Vision Impairments in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Questions and Answers about Deafness and Hearing Impairments in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Questions and Answers about Deafness and Hearing Impairments in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Social Security: What Prisoners Need to Know

This PDF file provides important information about SSI benefits for prisoners.

Social Security: What Prisoners Need to Know

Understanding Your Employment Rights Under the ADA: A Guide for Veterans

This EEOC handout provides an overview of federal laws that provide important protections for veterans with disabilities who are looking for jobs or are already in the workplace.

Understanding Your Employment Rights Under the ADA: A Guide for Veterans

VIDEO: Supported Decision Making: An Alternative to Guardianship in Texas

Many people think that guardianship is the best way to help adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities make important decisions. The truth is, guardianship is often not necessary. Watch this news interview with the DRTx legal director to learn more about the new guardianship reform laws passed in Texas that will give people with disabilities more independence, including Supported Decision Making.

Supported Decision Making: An Alternative to Guardianship

Your Employment Rights as a Person with a Disability

Your Employment Rights as a Person with a Disability
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