Disability Rights, Texas, assists people with disabilities understand and exercise their rights under the law to ensure their full and equal participation in society. Their staff accomplishes this with legal aid to people with disabilities, protection of the rights through the courts and justice system, advocacy of laws and public policies that protect and advance the rights of people with disabilities.
Don't Dismyabilities, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization developing and employing strategies aimed at addressing barriers to accessibility within communities through education, advocacy, and ADA-related actions to make lasting impacts on the lives of individuals with disabilities, their families, and the neighborhoods in which they live.
Attorney Ken Carden operates in state and federal courts and exclusively practices in disability civil rights law utilizing the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Texas Architectural Barrier Act, the Texas Fair Housing Act, and the Texas Human Resources Code.
Texas Civil Rights Project promotes racial, social, and economic justice through community education and litigation. Its staff strives to foster equality, secure justice, ensure diversity and strengthen communities. Attorneys at Cirkiel & Associates often partner with TCRP on behalf of the underserved or those excluded from the justice system.
The Coalition for Texans with Disabilities (CTD) has worked for years to ensure that persons with disabilities may work, live, learn, play and participate fully in the community of their choice. CTD focuses on the areas of governmental advocacy, public awareness activities and professional disability consulting to fulfill its mission.
Michael Kinser, LPC, LMFT, offers Christian counseling services for individuals, couples and families to help them discover the answers needed for the problems they face. His sessions are solution-focused for his clients and their future and provide practical tools to help strenghten relationships provide understanding to help move forward.
Cirkiel & Associates often works with the Carlson Law Firm to provide legal representatiion to families whose child has been injured at school, especially when that student is protected under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act, the Americans with Disabilites Act (ADA), and/or Title IX of the Educational Acts of 1972.
Selecting care for an aging loved one is a complex and personal choice. A Place for Mom helps people with one of the most difficult decisions they will ever have to make: the process of helping an aging parent make "the transition" from living independently or with family to accepting outside assistance or moving to a senior living community. Their Senior Living Advisers can answer a wide range of questions about senior care for your unique situation.
Court related information
The Legal Framework Summaries of and links to special ed laws by topic. Very useful!
Texas State Dyslexia Consultant: 1-800-232-3030 (Questions about dyslexia testing, services and school district responsibilities)
Due Process Hearings
Learning Disabilities / Response to Intervention