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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 provides answers to common questions about national origin discrimination. Specifically, if and how you can file against it. This article is written by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity 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 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 is from a human trafficking safety planning guide created by the Polaris Project. It provides information for victims/survivors of human trafficking to increase their safety. 
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.
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