Helpful ResourcesBelow you will find information regarding various disability-related services in our area. This information is offered strictly as a resource and should not be considered a recommendation, referral, or endorsement of any particular service provider. This information is not all-inclusive and is offered only for your convenience. This helpful resource page is updated often, so please check back regularly for updated information!The Aging and Disability Resource Center of Tarrant County helps people who are aging or have a disability, their families, and caregivers, in understanding their options and successfully connecting with the services and supports they need.The ARC of Texas promotes, protects, and advocates for the human rights and self-determination of Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities.Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.
Ability Connection - Mission: To provide a full range of services for people with physical and intellectual disabilities as they strive to achieve their highest level of independence.
Child Study Center: provides children with complex developmental and behavioral disabilities the highest quality diagnosis, treatment, and education, to help them achieve their full potential.Coalition of Texans with Disabilities works to ensure that persons with disabilities may work, live, learn, play and participate fully in the community of their choice. They focus on the areas of governmental advocacy, public awareness activities, and professional disability consulting.Disability Rights Texas (DRTx) is the federally designated legal protection and advocacy agency (P&A) for people with disabilities in Texas.Early Childhood Intervention (ECI): Mission: To assure that families of young children with developmental delays have the resources and support they need to reach their goals.Helping Restore Ability assists individuals and families of all ages by providing personal care attendant services to help the child or adult remain self-sufficient so they may continue to live in their homes, go to school and/or work, and most importantly to maintain their independence and dignity.The Hope Center 4 Autism helps to enable children on the autism spectrum and their families to live more fully functional lives.MHMR of Tarrant CountyNAMI Tarrant County - NAMI is a grassroots, family and consumer, self-help, support, education, and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons with serious mental illnesses, also known as severe brain disorders.Navigate Life Texas - Resources for kids with disabilities and/or special health care needs.Partners Resource Network - can help parents understand their child’s disability; understand your rights and responsibilities under IDEA; obtain and evaluate resources and services; and effectively participate as a team member with professionals in planning services for your child.Parent Coordination Network is committed to ensuring that parents of students with disabilities receive accurate and timely information to assist them in making informed choices in their child’s education.REACH - Resource Centers on Independent Living: Provides services for people with disabilities so that they are able to lead self-directed lives and educates the general public about disability-related topics in order to promote a barrier-free community.
TX Project First - A project of the Texas Education Agency committed to providing accurate and consistent information to parents and families of students with disabilities.TX Workforce Commission - Career & Education Planning Resources