RESOURCES

Advocacy

Advocacy Unlimited, Inc. – Advocacy Education for Persons with Psychiatric Disabilities
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)
American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)

Disability Rights Texas
National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (NARPA)

 

Housing

Texas Housing Commission Section 8
Mortgage & Home Loan Help Guide for People with Disabilities
SMART Apartment Video

USDA Rural Development

 

Housing Repairs
Texas Information and Referral Network

Canton Rural Development Local Office
Deep East Texas Council of Governments 
Aging and Disability Resource Center of Deep Texas
Habitat for Humanity of Smith County
Department of Veteran Affairs
FannieMae

 

Employment

Office of Disability Employment Policy

Texas Workforce Commission Vocational Rehabilitation

Disability Resources

Access 2 Mobility
ADAPT
Assisted Living Facilities
Assistive Technology Exchange
Association of University Centers on Disabilities

Autism Speaks
Center for Disability Rights, Inc.
Deaf411Inc.
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
Disabled Veterans National Foundation
Easter Seals

Epilepsy Foundation
Hadley School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
National Association of the Deaf (NAD)
National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)
National Disability Institute: Building a better economic future for Americans with disabilities

National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)
National Federation of the Blind
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
National Organization on Disability (NOD)

Texas Able

Texas Disability Law - Service Dogs
United Cerebral Palsy

United Spinal Association
VeteranAid

Your Texas Benefits

 

Government

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)
Independent Living Centers Directory
National Council on Disability
Social Security Administration

Texas Education Agency Special Student Populations
Texas Health and Human Services Disability Programs

Texas Medicaid

Texas Online Voter's Registration

U.S. Department of Education: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)

U.S. Department of Education – Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
U.S. Department of Labor: Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
U.S. Department of Labor Employment & Training Administration (ETA)

 

 

Other Disability Sites

ADA Great Lakes
Association for Community Living
Free Ramp Builder Directory
AT&T Relay Services

Youth With Disabilities

Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities
National Youth Leadership Network (NYLN)
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
PACER Center
How Students with Disabilities Can Prepare for College

 

Local Links

Burke Center​ - Houston, Jasper, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, and Tyler Counties

Brazos Transit - Covers 21 East Texas Counties

Independent Living Services Program(Equipment or Technology Assistance)

DSHS Children with Special Health Care Needs

Double Click Program - Computer Re-utilization

Home By Choice - (Relocation from Nursing Home)​​

Texas Workforce Center

The Lighthouse
Vocational Rehabilitation Services