Employment

EmploymentWe work to safeguard the rights of people with disabilities in a range of work environments. These efforts include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Helping people get necessary services from the state vocational rehabilitation program
  • Assisting people with the Social Security Administration's "Ticket to Work" program
  • Ensuring that employers do not discriminate because of a person's disability

View All Employment Resources

Special Reports

Disability Rights Texas investigates sheltered workshops in Texas and provides recommendations for ending this injustice:

Living on a Dime and Left Behind: How a Depression-Era Labor Law Cheats Texans with Disabilities

In this call to action, NDRN focuses on the problems with segregated work, sheltered environments and low wages:

Segregated & Exploited: Failure of the Disability Service System to Provide Quality Work 

 

Need Help?

CLICK HERE to complete an Online Intake Request anytime. Or call our intake line M-F, 9a - 4p at 1-800-252-9108. For help with VOTING RIGHTS, call 1-888-796-VOTE (8683).

In the News

Help protect the rights of thousands of children, women, and men with disabilities by DONATING to Disability Rights Texas today.

Click here to donate now

Shop and give to DRTx at the same time when you use AmazonSmile.com. Click on the icon below:

amazon smile icon

Connect with Us
 

©2017 Disability Rights Texas site by trademarkmedia | report a problem | site information | site feedback

An Overview of Disability Rights Texas

Transcript File: An Overview of Disability Rights Texas