Client Assistance Program (CAP) In Texas
Describes the CAP in our state and what Disability Rights Texas can do to assist you with services. Updated 9/1/2016 to reflect change in services from DARS to Texas Workforce Solutions.
PDF: Client Assistance Program (CAP) In Texas (209KB)
"Your Rights, Your Voice: A Guide for Youth with Mental Health Concerns Transitioning into Adulthood" is a resource to help transition age youth learn about their rights and provide tools to help them successfully move into adulthood. Topics covered included special education, post-secondary education, vocational rehabilitation services, employment, mental health care, community living, and alternatives to guardianship. (Updated: October 2016)
PDF: Transition Guide (3MB)
What Is PABSS?
Information on the Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of Social Security (PABSS) program
PDF: What Is PABSS? (427KB)
DRTx Legal Tip Video Series: Your Rights at Work
A brief video to help you understand the rights of people with disabilities in the workplace.
Your Rights at Work
VIDEO: Supported Decision Making: An Alternative to Guardianship in Texas
Many people think that guardianship is the best way to help adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities make important decisions. The truth is, guardianship is often not necessary. Watch this news interview with the DRTx legal director to learn more about the new guardianship reform laws passed in Texas that will give people with disabilities more independence, including Supported Decision Making.
Supported Decision Making: An Alternative to Guardianship