Disabled

People with Disabilities: A Texas Profile - The Texas Workforce Investment Council
This most recent demographic report highlights the characteristics of a specific population that is the focus of a long term objective in the current workforce system strategic plan.

Ticket to Work
Ticket to Work is an employment program for people with disabilities who are interested in going to work giving them an opportunity to work with an "Employment Network" while finding a job. Workforce Solutions Golden Crescent is an official Ticket to Work Employment Network, and is ready to help Ticket Holders find employment.

Texas Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services
Administers programs that ensure Texas is a state where people with disabilities, and children who have developmental delays, enjoy the same opportunities as other Texans to live independent and productive lives.

San Antonio Independent Living Services (SAILS)
SAILS is the Work Incentive Planning Administrator (WIPA) and Independent Living Center whose services cover the Golden Crescent Region. They provide Advocacy, Information and Referral, Independent Living Skills, and Peer Support to Individuals with Disabilities in South Texas. Located in San Antonio they make visits to cities in the Golden Crescent on an as-needed basis.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
For Job Seekers with Disabilities and their employers for finding new and improved reasonable accommodations available for helping an individual with a disability to work.

Office of Disability Employment Policy (Department of Labor)
A comprehensive strategy of public education, outreach, policy research and demonstrations to reach employers, business, and the disability community concerning the most effective ways to tap the underutilized talents of workers with disabilities.

Americans with Disabilities Act - U.S. Department of Justice
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in everyday activities, such as buying an item at the store, going to the movies, enjoying a meal at a local restaurant, or exercising at the health club.