Vocational rehabilitation programs helps people with disabilities prepare for, find and keep jobs. These agencies provide work related services and may include counseling, training, medical treatment, assistive devices, job placement assistance, and other services. Eligibility criteria for these programs include: the presence of a physical or mental disability that results in a substantial impediment to employment, whether the individual is employable after receiving services, and whether services are required to achieve employment outcomes. Go to the Job Accommodations listing of vocational rehabilitation agencies to find the program the serves your state. Vocational Rehab Agencies
Texas Tax Exemptions
Texas state residents who have a disability be exempted from paying motor vehicle sales and use taxes on new or used vehicles when adaptive equipment is installed for use by the driver with a disability. The state sales tax applied to the cost of the adaptive equipment, or any charges for the installation of the equipment, may also be exempted.
For more information, call the Comptroller of Public Accounts at 1-800-252-5555. You can also visit their website Texas Comptroller
Purchasers of vehicles on which mobility equipment will be installed so an individual with a disability can drive or which will be used to transport persons with disabilities should fill out this documentation which will be sent by the dealer and sent to the State Comptroller’s Office. Vehicle Vendor Rebate
If you need to request reimbursement for taxes that have already been paid on a vehicle that is being driven by or to transport individuals with a disability at least 80% of the time use this form. It must be filled out within four years of purchase. Documentation of the disability will be required. Vehicle Tax Reimbursement Tax
Support for Veterans
The Veterans Administration may have programs that cover all or part of your expenses, depending on the nature of your disability. Veterans may receive vocational rehabilitation and employment services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. Other services may be provided to assist Veterans in starting their own businesses or independent living services for those who are severely disabled and unable to work in traditional employment. Visit How to Apply for more information.