U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy
The Office of Disability Employment Policy provides a short essay entitled, The Why, When, What, and How of Disclosure in an Academic Setting, After High School. This page also links to the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability’s web page for Youth.
State of Texas, Office of the Governor, Greg Abbot
Texas Key Laws & Resources, provides a comprehensive listing of links for resources and guidance for Texans with disabilities, including the guide, Resource Guide on Disability Topics Important to Texas.
Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD)
Publications and Multimedia page for TCDD; includes links to the Higher Education Resource Guide for Students with Disabilities, the video titled The Next Step: Video and Discussion Guide, and the Texas Biennial Disability.
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)
This home page for the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) presents links for the programs and services available to individuals living in Texas who have disabilities, including Rehabilitation Services, Blind Services, Early Childhood Intervention Services, and Disability Determination Services.
View the Navigating College e-book, which is described as a handbook on self-advocacy; written for Autistic students from Autistic adults
Center for Parent Information and Resources
View a parent’s guide for when a teen reaches the age of majority. Also contains tip sheets and links to relevant laws, such as ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Facilities and Services Available to Students with Disabilities:
Lone Star College collaborates with a variety of local, state, and federal entities to identify and share resources for students with disabilities. At Lone Star College locations, there are building entrances and indoor facilities designed to accommodate students with special needs. Classrooms and other facilities are also adjusted, when requested, to meet student needs. Auxiliary aids and services are available and are free to eligible students who register with the Disability Services Office at the Lone Star College they are obtaining their degree from. For more information, contact a DS Provider listed under Campus Contacts on this page