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2022

September 27, 2022 – Lex Frieden Employment Awards and TWC HireAbility Forum

September 23, 2022 – ASL Video Library

September 22, 2022 – SBA Loans for Dallas Flooding

September 21, 2022 – September Newsletter

September 20, 2022 – New Voter Registration or Updates

September 16, 2022 – Register to Vote

September 14, 2022 – Voting Rights Resources

September 12, 2022 – Disability Voting Rights Week: Register to Vote

September 7, 2022 – Texas Disability Issues Forum

September 1, 2022 – Disaster Preparedness Resources

September 1, 2022 – ADA Enforcement Webinar

August 31, 2022 – Updated IDEA Manual

August 30, 2022 – Order at home COVID-19 tests Accessible Link to order at home COVID-19 tests.

August 29, 2022 – College Transition and Pre-Employment Webinar

August 18, 2022 – Lone Star Champions of Access

August 12, 2022 – Election Worker & Advocate Training

August 10, 2022 – Emergency Solutions for Powering Durable Medical Equipment and Assistive Technology Webinar

August 8, 2022 – Newsletter Sign Up

August 2, 2022 – Back to School Tax Free Weekend

July 29, 2022- Last Chance – ADA Month T-Shirt Fundraiser

July 28, 2022 – College Rights Legal Clinic Registration

July 26, 2022 – 32nd ADA Anniversary

July 25, 2022 – Uber lawsuit and settlement

July 22, 2022- College Rights Legal Clinic

July 21, 2022- ADA Month T-Shirt Fundraiser

July 18, 2022 – Press Release: Court Strikes Down Texas Law Restricting Voter Assistance

Jul 14, 2022 – ADA Month T-Shirt Fundraiser

July 11, 2022 – Support DRTx through AmazonSmile

June 28, 2022 – PAIMI Council Information and Application

June 16, 2022 – College Rights Legal Clinic

June 10, 2022 – PAIMI Council Information and Application

June 7, 2022 – Emergency Ready Sheet and Hoja de Preparación para Emergencias

June 6, 2022 – Lone Star Champions of Access Recurring Giving Program

May 18, 2022 – Autism-Friendly COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

May 3, 2022 – DRTx Office Closure – Online Intake Form and Self-Advocacy Resources

May 2, 2022 – Texas Voting Survey and Encuesta de Votar de Texas

April 29, 2022 – Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 19, 2022 – Emergency Preparedness Supplies Tax Free Weekend

April 13, 2022 – Texas Broadband Survey

April 7, 2022 – Waiting on a Waiver English Survey and Spanish Survey

April 1, 2022 – About Autism (from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network)

March 29, 2022 – DRTx Board appointed to Texas Governors Council on People with Disabilities

March 24, 2022 – Creating a Community Where All Are Respected and Included (DD Awareness Month blog post)

March 14, 2022 – Rights Restored: Ron’s Story (video)

March 2, 2022 – Explainer Video: Supported Decision Making and Other Guardianship Alternatives

February 15, 2022 – Alternative Voting Options

February 14, 2022 – Join the Lone Star Champions of Access

February 8, 2022 – 3G Networks Shutting Down in 2022 (from the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities)

January 28, 2022 – Texas Voter Registration Information

January 25, 2022 – 2022 Ballot by Mail Checklist

January 10, 2022 – Facts About the Vax – COVID 19 Myths and Truths

2021

October 7, 2021 – COVID-19 Vaccine Survey

August 25, 2021 – Back to School Virtual College Clinic Sign Up

August 16, 2021 – Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Resources

August 12, 2021 – Back to School Virtual College Clinic Sign Up

August 9, 2021 – U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory, Confronting Health Misinformation

August 6, 2021 – Y’all Means All T-Shirt

August 4, 2021 – Housing and Eviction Resources

July 28, 2021 – Accessibility Self Assessment Quiz

June 22, 2021 – Olmstead Anniversary Video and Keeping All Students Safe Act

June 16, 2021 – Emergency Preparedness Kit Quiz

June 8, 2021 – Learn more about volunteering to help older Texans

June 4, 2021 – Inclusive Emergency Planning and Personal Preparedness Webinar

June 3, 2021 – Elder Abuse Prevention Month, June 15 Financial Exploitation Webinar

June 1, 2021 – Disaster Distress Hotline for ASL

May 24, 2021 – Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Resources

May 21, 2021 – PAIMI Act and Advisory Council

May 18, 2021 – Voting Legislation Survey

May 14, 2021 – Mental Health Civil Rights Resource Page

May 7, 2021 – Mental Health Month Tools2Trive toolkit and Rental Assistance Event

April 29, 2021 – Homeowner Assistance and Reimbursement Program for 2018 & 2019 Flooding

April 26, 2021 – Voting Rights and Accommodations Resources

April 23, 2021 – Lone Star Champions of Access

April 14, 2021 – FEMA Resources for Winter Storm Uri

April 12, 2021 – Winter Storm Uri Survey Results and Report

April 2, 2021 – IRS Recalculating Unemployment Taxes

April 1, 2021 – Autism Acceptance month

March 22, 2021 – Easy-to-Follow Supported Decision-Making Guide

March 17, 2021 – Can My Landlord Evict Me Due to Damage from the Winter Storm?

March 2, 2021 – Developmental Disease Awareness month – Supportive Decision Making Overview

March 1, 2021 – Baker Ripley Utility Assistance Program

February 25, 2021 – Sample letter to school requesting compensatory services and sample TEA complaint letter regarding compensatory services

February 22, 2021 – CDC Mask Guides

February 19, 2021 – Winter Storm Recovery Resources

January 22, 2021 – COVID-19 Vaccine Information Resource

January 13, 2021 – Texans Recovering Together – Disaster Crisis Counseling

January 12, 2021 – List of Large Hubs for COVID 19 Vaccine

January 11, 2021 – Houston Health Department COVID 19 Vaccine Information

2020

November 17, 2020 – Support DRTx with AmazonSmile

November 6, 2020 – DRTx Newsletter Sign Up

October 26, 2020 – Voter ID in Texas

October 22, 2020 – Alternative Voting Options

October 15, 2020 – October Election Newsletter

October 10, 2020 – World Mental Health Day

October 9, 2020Voter ID in Texas

September 22, 2020 – Voting Rights of People With Disabilities & How to Register to Vote in Texas

August 28, 2020 – COVID-19, Disabilities, and Store Mask Policies and

COVID-19 and Mask Policies at Work

August 26, 2020 – Special Edition Newsletter regarding Hurricane Laura, Disaster Safety and Accessibility

August 20, 2020 – Back to School 2020 Newsletter

August 6, 2020 – Read our new handout for On or Off-Campus College Housing and COVID19

July 27, 2020 – Vote-by-mail  Lawsuit Press Release and Complaint

July 20, 2020 – Middle and High School Interviews

July 13, 2020 – Free Online Legal Clinic for College Students With Disabilities

July 1, 2020 – Read about our SECOND letter to Governor Abbott urging state officials to take action now to issue guidance about healthcare rationing.

June 24, 2020 – Read the 2020 Census Update Blog post.

May 29, 2020 – Read about the impact of the pandemic on our mental health.

May 28, 2020 – learn more about the CARES Act financial aid available for college students

May 13, 2020 – Learn more about becoming a part of our protection and advocacy for mental illness council. 

April 30, 2020 – Watch Episode 1 of our Vote for Access Series – Attitudes

April 29, 2020 – Our latest staff blog about urging Governor Abbott to consider using emergency federal education funding for young children and students who are having delays or suspensions in special education services.

April 28, 2020 – Read about our letter to Governor Abbott requesting all state facilities in Texas housing people with disabilities to follow new federal nursing home requirements.

April 20, 2020 – Read our staff blog about the action we are taking to make sure people with disabilities who are hospitalized for COVID-19 are guaranteed their right to have a supporter with them.

April 17, 2020 – Read our news announcement and the letter sent to Governor Abbott urging him to issue medical rationing guidelines that don’t discriminate against people with disabilities.

April 1, 2020 – Visit the Census Bureau website for all the ways you can participate in the 2020 Census – from a distance!

March 14, 2020 –  Press release about DRTx services continuing with temporary operational changes per CDC guidelines

March 3, 2020 – Free wheelchair accessible rides to the polls in Austin and Know your voting rights including what ID you need

February 24, 2020 – Your Rights at College or Trade School VIDEO and Your Rights at College or Trade School HANDOUT

February 13, 2020 TEA Parent Notification about Special Education Required by SB 139

January 8, 2020 – IRS VITA Program – free tax prep assistance for people with disabilities, low-income, and others.