While guardianships are intended to protect people from abuse or neglect, the judicial process removes individuals’ rights and their ability to make choices and control their own life by transferring power to a court-appointed guardian.
TCDD asks Texans to make it a priority to learn more and connect with their neighbors with developmental disabilities and to help create more inclusive communities across the state.
TxDOT is hosting virtual workshops and seeking input on the public transportation needs of people with disabilities and older adults in rural areas of Texas.
Some people may experience workplace bullying and not even know it. Others may know it but not know what to do about it. Fortunately, laws and resources exist to help protect people from being bullied at work.
In his proclamation recognizing March as Developmental Disabilities (DD) Awareness Month, Gov. Greg Abbott encourages all Texans to support full inclusion and equality for people with DD.
Disability Rights Texas is providing free trainings on supported decision-making and alternatives to guardianship. Trainings can be provided in-person or online.