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This article provides information on the Affordable Care Act for people with disabilities. This article is adapted from a fact sheet by Disability Rights Texas.  
This article provides information on dealing with denials or reductions of Medicaid services. This information is excerpted from content by Disability Rights Texas.  
This article provides answers to common questions about understanding disability discrimination and the laws that protect against it. A handout is included and where to find paperwork. This article was composed by TexasLawHelp based on information from the United States Equal Opportunity Commission and the Texas Workforce...
This article tells you about the American with Disabilities Act, disability anti-discrimination laws, and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article provides resources to individuals with disabilities who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. This includes information on accessible hotel rooms, durable medical equipment, medical needs & supplies, and more. This article was written by Disability Rights Texas.
This article contains information about evictions and reasonable accommodations in Texas. This article was provided by Disability Rights Texas.
This article provides the options a person of age or who is suffering from a disease or injury has in regards to guardianship. Specifically, how one is appointed and their role as a guardian. This article was written by the State Bar of Texas. 
This article provides information on involuntary commitments. This article was provided by the Texas District and County Attorneys Association.
This article provides information about succeeding at work and protection against discrimination. This article was provided by the National Alliance on Mental illness.
This article tells what you need to know if you're thinking about applying for a mortgage to buy, refinance or make improvements to your home. This article was written by the Federal Trade Commission. 
This article contains a link to a handbook entitled "Peace of Mind: A Guide to Supporting Special Kids with Special Needs”. The handbook is intended to identify and generally explain the unique issues that parents of children with special needs commonly face including, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, housing...
This article provides information and answers on powers of attorney in Texas, including what it does, how to end it, and what are the advantages of a power of attorney. This article was written by the Legal Hotline for Texans at the Texas Legal Services Center. 
This article contains information to let you know about protections available to pregnant employees in the workplace. This article was written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association. 
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's publication provides comprehensive information about assistive technology and funding sources.
This article tells you about your rights regarding restraint and seclusion during interventions in mental health programs. This article was written by Disability Rights Texas.
This article contains information on school rights and disaster recovery. This article was written by Lone Star Legal Aid and can be found here.
This article tells you about Social Security Disability Benefits. This article has information on how to apply, what to do if your disability benefits are terminated, and more. This article was composed by TexasLawHelp staff from excerpts from various SSA and Network of Care publications. 
This article tells you about Social Security Benefits, SSDI benefits, and SSI benefits. It lets you know about how you would qualify for these benefits and the differences between each type of benefit. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article provides students and parents with information about the laws available to help students with disabilities to receive a "free appropriate public education." This article was written by Disability Rights Texas - Main Office. 
This article provides information about The Americans with Disabilities Act and reasonable accommodations. This article was provided by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.