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Texas – The Lone Star State

 Updated 1/2001

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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 Resources
National Resources
Down Syndrome
National Resources
See Learning Disabilities
See also Children, specific disabilities

Texas Education Agency – Special Education in Texas

Texas Special Education Resource Center

National Resources
Education, 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 Resources
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 Resources
Epilepsy Foundation – Central & South Texas

Epilepsy Foundation of Greater North Texas

Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Texas

National Resources
Financial Information
Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

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

Texas Medicaid Program

National Resources
Health (General)
Texas Health and Human Services Commission

National Resources
Hispanic Concerns
Texas Fiesta Educativa – Project P.O.D.E.R.
National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification – Texas

Texas Home of Your Own Coalition

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

National Resources
Mental 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 Resources
Mental Retardation
See Developmental Disabilities
Multi-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 Resources
Occupational Therapy
Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA)

National Resources
Phenyleketonuria (PKU)
Texas Department of Health – Phenyleketonuria (PKU)

National Resources
Prader-Willi Syndrome
National Resources
See also Vocational Rehabilitation

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

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

National Resources
Respiratory Disorders
National Resources
Respite Services
National Respite Locator Service – Texas Respite Programs

National Resources
Speech Disorders
See Communication Disorders

National Resources
Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Association of Dallas

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

National Resources
Sports & 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 Resources
National Resources
Tourette Syndrome
National Resources
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Accessible Parking for People with Disabilities [added 6/19/01]

Project ACTION Accessible Traveler’s Database – Texas Cities

National Resources
Turner Syndrome
Turner’s Syndrome Information, Texas
National Resources
Vocational Rehabilitation
See also Employment

Texas Rehabilitation Commission

National Resources

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