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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 on healthcare for pregnant women, pregnancy rights and insurance, and pregnancy discrimination. This information was provided by healthcare.gov
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. 
This article provides a packet that answers questions about intellectual property, specifically about copyrights, trademarks, patents and more. This article was written by Texas Young Lawyers Association. 
This article provides answers to common questions about the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA). This article was written by the U.S. Department of Labor. 
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's publication provides comprehensive information about assistive technology and funding sources.
This article provides information on race and color discrimination, Harassment and Discrimination employment policies/ practices. This article was provided by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
This article provides answers to common questions about religious discrimination and the laws that protect against it. This article was composed by TexasLawHelp based on information from the United States Equal Opportunity Commission and the Texas Workforce Commission.
This article explains what constitutes retaliation; why it happens; and how to prevent it. This article is from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.                                                                                
This article provides information on how to request medical care, where to find I-60 request forms and what to do if a request is not answered. This material was written by the Texas Civil Rights Project.
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 provides valubale information about the laws that affect Senior Citizens. If you are a senior Texan this is the guide for you. It was written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.
This article discusses sex-based discrimination and how to identify it. Additionally, it provides documents and more for making complaints. This article is from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. 
This article provides information about sexual harassment at work and the steps to take if you are a victim of harassment. This article is from the Equal Opportunity Commission.
This article provides information about presidentially-declared disasters and repair and replacement of property. This material is from the Social Security Administration.
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.