These resources are provided for informational purposes only and are not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.
ADA Service Animal Guide
The booklet, created by the Americans with Disabilities Act National Network, discusses the legal definition of "service animal" and use of service animals in a number of different settings such as education, employment, housing, retail access, transportation, etc. The rules and allowances related to access with service animals will vary according to the law applied and the setting.
PDF: ADA Service Animal Guide (575KB)
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
The Rights of People with HIV/AIDS
Explains the rights of persons with HIV/AIDS under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the requirements of the ADA for employers, businesses and non-profit agencies that serve the public, and State and local governments to avoid discriminating against persons with HIV/AIDS regarding employment, access, housing, and healthcare.
Protecting the rights of people with HIV/AIDS