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EmploymentWe work to safeguard the rights of people with disabilities in a range of work environments. These efforts include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Helping people get necessary services from the state vocational rehabilitation program
  • Assisting people with the Social Security Administration's "Ticket to Work" program
  • Ensuring that employers do not discriminate because of a person's disability

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Special Reports

Disability Rights Texas investigates sheltered workshops in Texas and provides recommendations for ending this injustice:

Living on a Dime and Left Behind: How a Depression-Era Labor Law Cheats Texans with Disabilities

In this call to action, NDRN focuses on the problems with segregated work, sheltered environments and low wages:

Segregated & Exploited: Failure of the Disability Service System to Provide Quality Work 


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