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We advocate for the full inclusion of people with disabilities by promoting comprehensive, quality community-based services as an alternative to institutionalization.

The resources on this page can help you learn about your rights and how to advocate for what you or your family needs.

If you need legal assistance because your right to live in the community is being violated, please see our How to Apply for Services page.

Featured Resources

Texas Medicaid Waiver Comparison Chart

This easy-to-use chart shows what services are provided by the various Texas Medicaid waiver programs, which includes STAR+PLUS, CLASS, HCS, DBMD, TxHML, and MDCP. Continue reading “Texas Medicaid Waiver Comparison Chart”

Handouts

Using Supports and Services as an Alternative to Guardianship

This handout reviews the continuum of guardianship, highlighting supports and services and alternatives to guardianship like supported decision-making. Continue reading “Using Supports and Services as an Alternative to Guardianship”

Texas Home and Community-Based Supports and Services

Learn about the many home and community-based supports and services available in Texas. Continue reading “Texas Home and Community-Based Supports and Services”

Ending Discrimination in Housing: Fair Housing Laws

Learn about the Fair Housing Act, requirements for new and existing housing, how to file a complaint if you think if you’ve been discriminated against, and more. Continue reading “Ending Discrimination in Housing: Fair Housing Laws”