Tag: Disability Rights Texas

The ADA: Communication Access Advances Workshop 7/29/15 – Austin

The ADA: Communication Access Advances Workshop 7/29/15 – Austin You are invited to the following event: THE ADA: COMMUNICATION ACCESS ADVANCES An event to be held at the following time, date, and location: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-ada-communication-access-advances-registration-17620026975 Wednesday, July 29, 2015 9:00 AM…

SafePlace: Free online course for Interpreters 11/17/14

OFFERING: Free online course for Interpreters! Hello, interpreters! SafePlace Deaf Services and Disability Rights Texas are offering a free, online-only self-paced course for interpreters in the Austin area! The online course will focus on trauma-informed interpreting in situations related with…

Veterans and Bootz’s Law: Service Animals and Persons with Disabilities in Texas

Veterans and Bootz’s Law: Service Animals and Persons with Disabilities in Texas February 24, 2014  Originally published by Joanna Herzik. A new informational video from the State Bar of Texas explains Texas House Bill 489, “Bootz’s Law,” relating to the…

Disability rights agency helps Houston woman who is deaf in discrimination case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 22, 2012 Contact: Edie Surtees Communications Director 512.407.2739 [email protected] Disability Rights Texas success in individual case leads to housing authority changes that benefit many who are deaf or hard of hearing HOUSTON—A recent settlement reached requiring…