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Accessibility & Recreation


Advocacy Agencies

  • Advocacy, Inc.
    Mary Faithfull, Executive Director

    7800 Shoal Creek Boulevard, Suite 171-E
    Austin, TX 78757
    Contact information 


Department of Education

  • Division of Special Education
    Texas Education Agency
    Gene Lenz, Senior Director
    1701 N. Congress Avenue
    Austin, TX 78701-1494


Early Intervention Services (Infant and toddler)  


Early Intervention Services (Ages 3 to 5)


PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers) 

(Serving: Rio Grande Valley of Southern Texas)


(Serving: Houston independent school districts: South, South central & Central)


(Serving: Serving Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, Wichita Falls, Southeast and East Texas)


(Serving: Amarillo, Lubbock, Abilene, San Angelo, and El Paso)

(Serving: San Antonio, Houston, Lower Rio Grande Valley)

Health & Well-Being

  • Texas Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
    CHIP provides health insurance to eligible children under age 19 based on family size and income.   Sign-up and annual enrollment fees are based on family size and monthly income.  Co-pays will vary based on services used and family income.
    CHIP information
  • STAR Kids
    STAR Kids is a new Texas Medicaid managed care program that will provide Medicaid benefits, beginning November 1, 2016, to children and adults 20 and younger who have disabilities  
    E-mail: Managed_Care_Initiatives@hhsc.state.tx.us
  • Texas Health Insurance Premium Payment Program (HIPP)
    HIPP is the Texas Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) program. HIPP helps families pay for Employer-Sponsored Insurance. It is a program for families with at least one person who gets Medicaid.
    Contact information

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