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Handouts

Disability Discrimination in Correctional Facilities

This handout provides information about possible agencies, complaint procedures and deadlines that often apply when a person with a disability has a complaint against a prison, jail or juvenile justice facility.

Download PDF: Disability Discrimination in Correctional Facilities (279KB)

Ensuring Equal Access to Justice for Individuals Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

This resource informs Justices of the Peace in Texas about the court's legal obligation to provide certified sign language interpreters for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Download PDF: Ensuring Equal Access to Justice for Individuals Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (626KB)

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

(February 23, 2017) HEB announced that it now provides ScripTalk talking prescription labels for prescription medications through nine of its Austin and San Antonio area retail pharmacies.Today’s announcement is the result of collaboration between HEB, American Council of the Blind of Texas, and Disability Rights Texas (DRTx). HEB will continue to work with Disability Rights Texas and American Council of the Blind of Texas on expanding this service.

Download PDF: HEB Providing “Talking” Prescriptions: Collaboration between HEB, ACB Texas, and DRTx (157KB)

How to File a Complaint Under the Americans with Disabilities Act

Guide to filing a complaint under the ADA.

Download PDF: How to File a Complaint Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (380KB)

Hurricane Harvey Resources for People with Disabilities

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

Helpful Links

ADA and Childcare Centers

ADA and Childcare Centers

ADA Home Page – Information and Technical Assistance with the ADA

Information and Technical Assistance with the ADA

ADA Home Page

ADA Questions and Answers

ADA Questions and Answers

ADA Requirements Regarding Use of Wheelchair and Mobility Aids

Provides guidance on the Department's 2010 regulations regarding the use of wheelchairs and mobility aids, as well as other types of less-traditional powered mobility devices.

ADA Requirements: Wheelchairs, Mobility Aids, and Other Power-Driven Mobility Devices

ADA Service Animal Guide

ADA Guide to Service Animals and the Law

Commonly Asked Questions About the ADA and Law Enforcement

Commonly Asked Questions About the ADA and Law Enforcement

DRTx Legal Tip Video Series: Rights and Responsibilities of Service Animal Owners

A brief video about your rights and responsibilities as a service animal owner.

DRTx Legal Tip Video Series: Rights of Service Animal Owners

DRTx Legal Tip Video Series: Your Rights at College

A brief video to help you understand your rights as a person with a disability at college and in other post-secondary education programs.

DRTx Legal Tip Video Series: Your Rights at College

Effective Communication with People who have Low Vision, Hearing, or Speech Disabilities

Provides guidance on the 2010 regulations provisions relating to communicating effectively with people who have vision, hearing, or speech disabilities.

Effective Communication

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities

Information about preparing for an emergency from Disability.gov

Emergency Preparedness

Filing a Grievance in a Texas Prison or Jail

Texas Civil Rights Project information on filing a grievance in jail or prison

Filing a Grievance in a Texas Prison or Jail

Frequently Asked Questions about Filing an ADA Complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Department of Justice information

Frequently Asked Questions about Filing an ADA Complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice

IRS Tax Tips Videos in American Sign Language

Video-format tax tips from the Internal Revenue Service in American Sign Language

IRS Tax Tips Videos in ASL

Know Your Rights: The Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA)

Information provided by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Know Your Rights: The Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA)

Service Animals and the ADA

Service Animals and the ADA
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