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Beyond High School: Your Rights at College, Trade School, and More
Now that you are out of high school, your rights in post secondary education settings are not covered by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are the two main laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities in such institutions. In Texas, Chapter 121 of the Texas Human Resources Code provides additional protection to people with disabilities.
PDF: Beyond High School: Your Rights at College, Trade School, and More ()
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.
PDF: Disability Discrimination in Correctional Facilities (279KB)
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.
PDF: HEB Providing “Talking” Prescriptions: Collaboration between HEB, ACB Texas, and DRTx (157KB)
ADA Home Page – Information and Technical Assistance with the ADA
Information and Technical Assistance with the ADA
ADA Home Page
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.
Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities
Information about preparing for an emergency from Disability.gov
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