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Our agency helps ensure that people with disabilities have full access to private businesses and to government facilities, programs and services. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Working to remove architectural barriers and improve mobility
  • Ensuring that necessary aids and services are provided for people with communication disabilities, such as sign language interpreters for people with deafness and Braille text for people with visual impairments
  • Advocating to modify policies so that persons with disabilities have equal access

Featured Resources

How to File a Complaint Under Titles II and III of the ADA

Title II of the ADA prohibits discrimination based on disability by state and local governments. Title III prohibits discrimination based on disability in public accommodations. Learn how to file a Title II or Title III complaint. Continue reading How to File a Complaint Under Titles II and III of the ADA

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Handouts

Resources for Creating Accessible Communication

A list of resources for government agencies and other organizations on creating accessible communications for people with disabilities. Continue reading Resources for Creating Accessible Communication

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Ensuring Equal Access to Justice for Those Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Every day, Texas Justices of the Peace (JPs) interact with diverse individuals whose lives are being directly impacted by our justice system. Some of these individuals are deaf or hard of hearing. This handout provides guidelines to assist Texas JPs in understanding and fulfilling the court’s legal obligation. Continue reading Ensuring Equal Access to Justice for Those Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

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HEB Providing “Talking” Prescriptions: Collaboration between HEB, ACB Texas, and DRTx

HEB announced that it provides ScripTalk talking prescription labels for prescription medications through nine of its Austin and San Antonio area retail pharmacies. The ScripTalk labels provide a safe, confidential, and convenient way to access information on prescription labels for individuals who cannot read standard print. Continue reading HEB Providing “Talking” Prescriptions: Collaboration between HEB, ACB Texas, and DRTx

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Videos

DRTx Legal Tip: Rights and Responsibilities of Service Animal Owners

In this video, a Disability Rights Texas attorney talks about the rights and responsibilities of service animal owners. The video covers the difference between service animals and support animals, where service animals are allowed, and what questions others can ask you about your service animal. Continue reading DRTx Legal Tip: Rights and Responsibilities of Service Animal Owners

Watch DRTx Legal Tip: Rights and Responsibilities of Service Animal Owners.