Helpful Resources for People with Disabilities

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In addition to legal and advocacy services, Disability Rights Texas also provides helpful resource handouts and links for people with disabilities and their caretakers about how to advocate for themselves.(These resources are provided for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.)

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Hurricane Harvey Resources for People with Disabilities

Download PDF: Hurricane Harvey Resources for People with Disabilities (233KB)

Children in Special Ed Displaced by Hurricane Harvey: What Parents Need to Know

What you need to do if your family was displaced by Hurricane Harvey and your child receives special education or 504 services. Created in partnership with Texans for Special Education Reform.

Download PDF: Children in Special Ed Displaced by Hurricane Harvey: What Parents Need to Know (82KB)

Housing Rights Information for People with Disabilities Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

This handout contains the following information: 1) Your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) when staying at a hotel or shelter; 2) Your rights under the Federal Fair Housing Act and how it impacts where you live; and 3) A sample letter asking for a reasonable accommodation under federal and state law for early termination of your lease

Download PDF: Housing Rights Information for People with Disabilities Impacted by Hurricane Harvey (409KB)

Disability Rights Texas Brochure

Overview of Disability Rights Texas

Download PDF: Disability Rights Texas Brochure (485KB)

IDEA MANUAL - 2016 Edition

A manual for parents and students about special education services and supports in Texas. NEW UPDATED EDITION FOR FALL 2016.

Download PDF: IDEA MANUAL - 2016 Edition (2MB)
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