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Accessibility & Recreation
Seeking your suggestions!

  • Morgan's Inspiration Island
    The world’s first accessible waterpark, has been designed especially for people with mobility issues. What’s more, every visitor with a disability gets free entry. Located in San Antonio. 



Education

Advocacy Agencies

  • Advocacy, Inc.
    Mary Faithfull, Executive Director

    7800 Shoal Creek Boulevard, Suite 171-E
    Austin, TX 78757
    512-454-4816
    800-252-9108
    Website
    Contact information 

 

Department of Education

  • Division of Special Education
    Texas Education Agency
    Gene Lenz, Senior Director
    1701 N. Congress Avenue
    Austin, TX 78701-1494
    512-463-9414
    800-252-9668
    Website

 

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)

  • The Arc of Texas in the Rio Grande Valley
    Parents Supporting Parents Network
    601 N Texas Blvd
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    956-447-8408
    956-973-9503 FAX
    888-857-8688
    Website
    E-Mail: lpadilla@rgv.rr.com

 

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

 

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

  • Partners Resource Network-PATH Project
    PATH Project
    1090 Longfellow Drive
    Beaumont, TX 77630
    409-898-4684 Voice & TDD
    409-898-4869 FAX
    800-866-4726
    Website
    E-Mail pathproject@partnerstx.org

 

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

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

  • Partners Resource Network
    TEAM Project
    3311 Richmond, Suite 334
    Houston, TX 77098
    210-832-8945
    210-832-8959 FAX
    877-832-8945
    Website
    E-Mail: prnteam@sbcglobal.net

 
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  
    Website
    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.
    Website
    Contact information

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Comment by Diane Murrell on October 1, 2017 at 9:07pm

 The Houston Fireballs Program is a power soccer program for children and young adults who use a power wheelchair and who have normal cogmnitive abilities. It is considered as a paralympic sport and not a special olympics sport. The program is run in Houston and the program manager and coach are willing to support other cities in Texas start a team.     www.Houstonfireballs.com ;

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