Texas Disability Services

See also Developmental Disabilities, Multi-Service Agencies
Texas Department of Health – On the Right Track
Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities [updated 1/19/01]
Texas Information and Referral Network
SafePlace’s Disability Services ASAP (a sexual abuse and domestic violence prevention, education, and intervention program) [updated 5/24/02]
National Resources
Advocacy & Legal Rights
ADAPT of Texas
Advocacy, Inc.
Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center [added 2/2/01]
Disability Policy Consortium
Key Texas Laws & Resources for People with Disabilities
Southwest Disability Business and Technical Assistance Center (SDBTAC)
Texas Commission on Human Rights (TCHR) [added 6/19/01]
National Resources
AARP in Texas
ElderWeb: Texas
Senior Resources [added 6/19/01]
Texas Department on Aging
U.S. Administration on Aging – State and Area Agencies on Aging – Texas
National Resources
Texas HIV/STD Community Resource Directory
Allergy and Asthma
Texas Gulf Coast Asthma Coalition (TGCAC) [added 6/19/01]
National Resources
Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s Association – Chapters in Texas
National Resources
Imagine Art
VSA arts of Texas [Updated 3/30/04]
National Resources
Assistive Technology
Center for Computer Assistance to the Disabled
Texas Assistive Technology Partnership (TATP)
University of Texas at Austin – Assistive and Instructional Technology Lab
National Resources
Attention Deficit Disorder
See also Learning Disabilities
Attention Deficit Disorders Association – Southern Region [added 6/19/01]
National Resources
Autism Society of Collin County
Autism Society of America – Texas Gulf Coast Chapter
Autism Society of Greater Tarrant County
Denton County Autism Society
San Antonio Autism Society
National Resources
Blindness and Visual Impairments
American Council of the Blind of Texas
Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind
Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic of Texas
Retina Research Foundation [added 1/19/01]
Texas Commission for the Blind
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Texas State Library and Archives Commission – Talking Book Program
National Resources
Brain Injury
Brain Injury Association of Texas
National Resources
National Resources
Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy Association of the Capitol Area, Inc. (UCPA/CA)
UCP of Metropolitan Dallas, Inc.
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Greater Houston [added 6/19/01]
National Resources
See also Developmental Disabilities, Education
Any Baby Can of Austin
Children’s Association for Maximum Potential (CAMP)
Early Childhood Intervention (ECI)
Kidds’ Kids
NICHCY State Contact Sheet
Partners Resource Network, Inc. – The PATH Project
Texas Advocates Supporting Kids with Disabilities (T.A.S.K.)
National Resources
Communication Disorders
See also Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association
National Resources
Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
See also Communication Disorders
Goodrich Center for the Deaf [added 6/19/01]
El Paso Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf
Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children
Texas Association for the Deaf
Texas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Texas Court Reporters Association
Texas Education Agency – Division of Services for the Deaf
Texas Flag Football for Deaf (TFFD)
Texas School for the Deaf
Texas Society of Interpreters for the Deaf (TSID)
National Resources
Developmental Disabilities
See also Children, General, Multi-Service Agencies
The Arc of Texas

Capital Area (formerly the Arc of Austin)
Fort Bend County
Greater Houston
San Antonio

Center for the Retarded (CRI) [added 6/19/01]

Mental Health/Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County

Midland Association for Citizens with Retardation (MARC)

Texas Center for Disability Studies (formerly Texas University Affiliated Program)

Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities

Texas Law – Mental Health and Mental Retardation Protections [added 6/19/01]

Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation

National ResourcesDiabetesNational ResourcesDown SyndromeNational ResourcesDyslexiaSee Learning DisabilitiesEducation

See also Children, specific disabilities

Texas Education Agency – Special Education in Texas

Texas Special Education Resource Center

National ResourcesEducation, Higher

Association on Higher Education in Texas (AHEAD in Texas) [added 6/19/01]

University of Texas at San Antonio – Disabled Student Services [link not working 1/27/01]

National ResourcesEmployment

See also Vocational Rehabilitation

Bryan-College Station Mayors’ Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities

Goodwill Industries of San Antonio [added 5/15/01]

Goodwill Industries of Houston [added 1/19/01]

National ResourcesEpilepsy

Epilepsy Foundation – Central & South Texas

Epilepsy Foundation of Greater North Texas

Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Texas

National ResourcesFinancial Information

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Texas Law – Workers’ Compensation [added 6/19/01]

Texas Medicaid Program

National ResourcesHealth (General)

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

National ResourcesHispanic ConcernsTexas Fiesta Educativa – Project P.O.D.E.R.Housing

National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification – Texas

Texas Home of Your Own Coalition

National ResourcesIndependent Living

ARCIL (Austin Resource Center for Independent Living) [added 9/20/01]

Brazoria County Center for Independent Living [added 12/5/01]

Houston Center for Independent Living [added 12/5/01]

Independent Living Research Utilitzation at TIRR (ILUR)

REACH, Inc. Centers on Independent Living

Dallas [added 5/15/01]
Fort Worth

Texas Centers for Independent Living [added 5/15/01]

Texas State Independent Living Council

National ResourcesLearning Disabilities

International Dyslexia Association

Austin Area Branch
Dallas Branch
Houston Branch

Learning Disabilities Association of Texas

Richardson Chapter

Texas State Resources (LD Online)

Texas State Resources (National Adult Literacy and Learning Disabilities Center)

National ResourcesLupus

Lupus Foundation of America – Texas Gulf Coast Chapter [added 1/19/01]

National ResourcesMental Illness

Depressive and Manic Depressive Association – El Paso Chapter

KEN Mental Health Services Databases – Texas

Mental Health/Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County

Mental Health Association in Abilene

Mental Health Association in Texas (MHAT)

Mental Health Association of Greater Dallas

Mental Health Association of Greater Houston

NAMI Texas

Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation

Texas Law – Mental Health and Mental Retardation Protections [added 6/19/01]

Texas Mental Health Consumers

National ResourcesMental RetardationSee Developmental DisabilitiesMulti-Service Agencies

See also Children, Developmental Disabilities, General

Easter Seals

Capital Area [added 6/19/01]
Greater Northwest Texas

Methodist Family & Rehabilitation Services (MFRS)Multiple Sclerosis

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Lone Star Chapter (Houston)
North Central Texas Chapter
Panhandle Chapter
Rio Grande Division
West Texas Division

National ResourcesOccupational Therapy

Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA)

National ResourcesPhenyleketonuria (PKU)

Texas Department of Health – Phenyleketonuria (PKU)

National ResourcesPrader-Willi SyndromeNational ResourcesRehabilitation

See also Vocational Rehabilitation

Region 6 Rehabilitation Continuing Education Center (RCEC) and Community Rehabilitation Program

Warm Springs Rehabilitation System [added 5/15/01]

National ResourcesRespiratory DisordersNational ResourcesRespite Services

National Respite Locator Service – Texas Respite Programs

National ResourcesSpeech Disorders

See Communication Disorders

National ResourcesSpina Bifida

Spina Bifida Association of Dallas

Spina Bifida Association of Texas (Central and South Texas) [added 9/15/01]

National ResourcesSports & Recreation

The Door In The Wall

One Arm Dove Hunt

SCIVIS: Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students

SURE (Seeking Unlimited Recreational Experiences) Project

Texas Adaptive Aquatics

Texas Flag Football for Deaf (TFFD)

Texas Law – Recreation [added 6/19/01]

Texas Lions Camp [updated 8/17/01]

Texas Special Olympics

National ResourcesStrokeNational ResourcesTourette SyndromeNational ResourcesTransportation

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Accessible Parking for People with Disabilities [added 6/19/01]

Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – Texas Cities

National ResourcesTurner SyndromeTurner’s Syndrome Information, TexasVeteransNational ResourcesVocational Rehabilitation

See also Employment

Texas Rehabilitation Commission

National Resources

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