If you are a person with a disability or know someone with a disability who needs help, call our statewide intake line. Hours are Mon-Wed and Fri 8a - 5p; Thurs 8a - 7p
Many people with disabilities find their biggest challenges have little to do with the actual mental or physical disabilities they live with every day. Too often, they face the obstacles of discrimination, ignorance and negative stereotypes about what people with disabilities can — or cannot — do.
Disability Rights Texas exists to help people break through these barriers to achieve their personal goals and dreams.
Congress has passed a number of laws to protect people with disabilities from discrimination that limits their full and equal participation in society. Congress also created a national network of protection and advocacy organizations (P&As) to help secure and advance the rights of people with disabilities.
Disability Rights Texas is the federally designated legal protection and advocacy agency (P&A) for people with disabilities in Texas. Our mission is to help people with disabilities understand and exercise their rights under the law, ensuring their full and equal participation in society.
Our attorneys and advocates fulfill our mission in the following ways: