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Texas State Flower - Lupinius SubcarnosusTexas Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities

We built the Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people can get reliable information and support. Your state Yellow Pages includes many resources - government programs, grassroots organizations, and parent support groups.

We are adding evaluators, educational consultants, academic tutors, advocates, attorneys, and others who help parents get services for their children.The Yellow Pages are a free service. If you are interested in being added to the yellow pages please send us an email.

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To get the word out about the Yellow Pages, we designed flyers for each state. Please distribute your state Yellow Pages Flyer at schools, day care centers, libraries, doctor's and psychologist's offices, community centers, and hospitals. Get your State Yellow Pages Flyer now!

Note: The groups with a star (*) next to their names sponsored an advocacy training program by Pete and Pam Wright.

Advocacy, Inc.
7800 Shoal Creek Blvd., Suite 171-E
Austin, TX 78757
(512) 454-4816
(800) 252-9108 (In TX)
Web: http://www.advocacyinc.org/
Web: http://www.advocacyinc.org/ideatoc.htm
* The mission of Advocacy, Inc. is to advocate for, protect, and advance the legal, human, and service rights of people with disabilities.

AFNIC (Association For Neurologically Impaired Children)
Philip Ferrara
301 Park Lane
Austin, TX 78704-2412
(512) 444-1641; Fax: (512) 444-2056
E-mail: ferrara54@attbi.com
Web: www.tsatexas.org
AFNIC's advocates for children with neurological disabilities and provides five main services for these children: parent training, teacher training, peer training, attendance at ARD meetings

American Foundation for the Blind-Southwest
260 Treadway Plaza, Exchange Park
Dallas, TX 75235
(214) 352-7222
E-mail: dallas@afb.net
Web: http://www.afb.org/

The Arc of Tyler/Smith County
810 Vine Heights
Tyler, TX 75701
(903) 597-0995; (903) 597-5660 (f)
E-mail: info@arcoftyler.org
Web: www.arcotyler.org
The Arc of Tyler/Smith County (Association for Retarded Citizens) serves people with mental retardation or related developmental disabilities in the Tyler, Texas, and the Smith County area by providing programs, services, advocacy, information and referral and speakers.

Arc of the Capital Area
2818 San Gabriel
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 476-7044; (512) 476-9054 (Fax)
Web: http://www.arcofthecapitalarea.org/

Attention Deficit Disorders Association - Southern Region (ADDA-SR)
12345 Jones Road, Suite 287-7
Houston, TX 77070
(281) 897-0982
E-mail: addaoffice@pdq.net - oflanigan@adda-sr.org
Web: http://www.adda-sr.org/

Janis Block, M.Ed.
4265 San Felipe Suite 1100
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 960-6660
E-mail: jblock@houston.rr.com
Educational diagnostician in private practice, with a specialty in diagnosing dyslexia and related learning disorders

Brain Injury Association of Texas
Plaza 290 Office Building, Suite 306
6633 East Highway 290
Austin, TX 78723
(512) 467-6872; (800) 392-0040 (In TX)

The Briarwood School
Carole Wills, Head of School
12207 Whittington Dr.
Houston, Texas 77077
(281) 493-1070
fax: (281) 493-1070
E-mail: info@briarwodschool.org
Web: http://www.briarwoodschool.org
A private day school in Houston serving the educational needs of 300 K-12th grade students with diagnosed learning disorders or developmental delays.

The Brighton School, Inc
271. E Lullwood
San Antonio, Texas 78212
(210) 826-4492
( 210) 826-7887: FAX
Web: www.brightonsa.org
The Brighton School provides early childhood intervention services to young children with developmental disabilities or delays in their natural environment. Brighton’s parent education and support program : Parent Alliance for Learning and Support (PALS) provide ongoing training and support to families throughout Bexar County. Bright Beginnings Child Development Center provides a quality learning environment for all children including those with disabilities.

CSHCN Planning & Policy Development
TX Department of Health
1100 West 49th Street
Austin,TX 78756-3179
(512) 458-7355

The Center for Hearing and Speech
3636 West Dallas
Houston, TX 77019
(713) 523-3633; Fax: (713) 523-8399; TTY: (713) 874-7713
E-mail: info@centerhearingandspeech.org
Web: www.centerhearingandspeech.org
The Center for Hearing and Speech enables children with hearing impairments to realize their full potential by teaching speaking, listening and literacy skills.

Center for Language & Literacy
Deborah Chitester M.S.,C.C.C/SLP, Bilingual
Speech-Language Pathologist
2400 Augusta, ste 373
Houston, TX 77057
(832) 755-9853; Fax: (281) 496-0432
E-mail: deb_bil_slp@yahoo.com
Web: www.tejas-slp.com
Language/communication development encourages the development of literacy skills. Early identification and treatment of communication difficulty can prevent later problems with learning, reading and behavior.

The Child Study Center School
Kathleen M. Edwards or Marisa Kolar
1300 West Lancaster
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 390-2831; Fax: (817) 390- 2851
E-mail: kedwards@cscfw.org
Web: http://www.cscfw.org
The school provides a nurturing educational environment for children with developmental disabilities including learning, emotional, behavioral and attention disorders. We also provide educational evaluations and fee based Advocacy Services for individuals from 3 through 21 years of age.

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.)

Client Assistant Program Advocacy

Community Parent Resource Center
(Providing training primarily in Hidalgo County and Willacy County with outreach to Starr and Cameron Counties.)
Parents Supporting Parents Network
614 N. Texas Blvd., Suite C
Weslaco, TX 78596
(888) 857-8668; (956) 447-8408

Coppell Special Ed Parents Support Group
Amy A. Sosa
506 Greenwich Lane
Coppell TX 75019-2440
(972) 462-9265
E-mail: amy.sosa@verizon.net
Support Group at Yahoo - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CoppellSpEdParentsSupportGroup/
A positive and proactive support group designed to provide information, education and support to parents, educators, and community representatives to benefit our special needs children.

Martin J. Cirkiel, Esq.
David L. Beinke, Special Education Advocate & Case Manager
Daniel Garza, Legal Assistant & Case Manager
1901 E. Palm Valley Blvd.
Round Rock, TX 78664
(512) 244-6658; Fax (512) 244-6014
E-mail: cirkielaw@earthlink.com
Our law firm provides disability law services, especially representation for Special Education services during the ARD process, mediation and/or the due process stages. We also provide comprehensive consultation and legal representation in regard to guardianship issues, estate planning, litigation and our criminal practice is solely related to persons with disabilities.

Dallas Fort Worth Center for Autism
Patty Schuster or Rebecca, BCBA
1024 West Rosemeade
Carrollton, Tx 75007
(214) 731-0410 or (214) 680-4328; Fax: (972) 395-0089
E-mail: patty_schuster@hopeww.org
Web: tx.hopeworldwide.org
The DFWCFA provides early childhood intervention as well as school aged-social skills training for children with autism. The Early Childhood Program includes typical developing peers with children with autism in a full inclusion preschool classroom.

Dedicated Home Services, Inc.
10039 Bissonett, Ste. 210
Houston, TX 77036
(713) 779-3015 Office; (713) 779-3032 fax
Home Health Services to individuals with disabilities. Durable Medical Supplies/Equipment and Medical Case Management.

Desert Springs
3300 S. FM 1788
Midland, TX 79706
Toll Free: 800-527-4901
Local: 915-563-1200
Fax: 915-563-8752
Facility treating adolescents with Chemical Dependency, Co-Occuring and Psychiatric illnesses in a residential treatment environments.

Disability Policy Consortium
7800 Shoal Creek Blvd., Suite 171-E
Austin, TX 78757
(512) 454-4816 (V/TTY)
E-mail: klandrum@advocacyinc.org
Web: http://www.dpctexas.org/

Division of Special Education Due Process Hearing Decisions/Hearing Officers

Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas
P.O Box 821174
Dallas, TX 75382-1174
(214) 267-1374
Web: www.downsyndromedallas.com
The DSG provides resources and support for people with Down syndrome, their families, and the community.

Early Childhood Intervention
4900 N. Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX 78751-2399
(512) 424-6754; (800) 250-2246 (Information & Referral)
E-mail: mary.elder@eci.state.tx.us
Web: http://www.eci.state.tx.us/

Easter Seals Epilepsy Services
Easter Seals Greater Norwest TX
2100 Circle Drive
Ft. Worth, TX 76119-8310
(817) 536-8693; (888) 288-8324
E-mail: info@easterseals.fw.org

Easter Seals of Greater Dallas, TX
4443 N. Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX 75010
(972) 394-8900; (800) 580-4718
E-mail: rrabinowitz@easterseals.com
Web: http://www.easterseals.com/

Education Resource Center on Deafness (ECROD)
Statewide Information at Texas School for the Deaf
1102 South Congress Avenue, P.O. Box 3538
Austin, TX 78764
(512) 462-5329 (V/TTY)
E-mail: ercod@tsd.state.tx.us
Web: http://www.tsd.state.tx.us/

El Valle Community Parent Resource Center
530 South Texas, Suite J
Weslaco, TX 78596
(956) 969-3611; (800) 680-0255 (in TX)
E-mail: texasfiestaedu@acnet.net
Web: http://www.tfevalleycenter.org/

Epilepsy Foundation, Central & South Texas
10615 Perrin Beitel, Suite 602
San Antonio, TX 78217
(210) 653-5353; (888) 606-5353
E-mail: sindi@efcst.org
Web: http://www.efcst.org/

Epilepsy Foundation of Greater North Texas
2906 Swiss Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 823-8809; (800) 447-7778 (in TX only)
E-mail: postmaster@efgnt.org
Web: http://www.efgnt.org/

Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Texas
2650 Fountain View, Suite 316
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 789-6295; (888) 548-9716 (in TX)
E-mail: dstahlhut@efset.org
Web: http://www.efset.org/

FETA Texas
P. O. Box 1201
Conroe, TX 77305-1201
(936) 273-3011
E-mail: fetatexas@earthlink.net
Newly forming group in Conroe/The Woodlands, Texas. Our mission is to provide advocacy information, training, and assistance to parents of children needing special education services.

Family to Family Network
Eve Cugini
13150 FM 529, Suite 106
Houston, TX 77041
(713) 466-6304 phone
(713) 466-6319 fax
Email: f2fnetwork@aol.com
Web: www.familytofamilynetwork.org
Information and Referral, Education on how to navigate the complex systems we live in and support through educational workshops; a Resource center filled with materials, books and more, staff ad parent volunteers to answer questions and give support to families and more. We also administer 2 grants funded by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities. The programs are the Partners in Policymaking Program and the Connections Parent Training Program.

Family Support Network
Amy Sharp
219 North Main Street, Suite 203
Bryan, TX 77802
(979) 845-4612; Fax: 979-845-5492
E-mail: fsn@coe.tamu.edu
Web: http://fsn.tamu.edu
Our goal is to be a resource for families who have children with disabilities to obtain the information, support, and skills needed to make informed decisions.

Jennifer B. Ganz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Special Education
University of Texas at San Antonio
College of Education & Human Development
Department of Interdisciplinary Studies & Curriculum & Instruction
6900 North Loop 1604 West
San Antonio, TX 78249
voice: (210) 458-5107
fax: (210) 458-7281
E-mail: JGANZ@utsa.edu
I have a doctorate in sped (emphasis in autism). I provide consultation on educational strategies, especially in the areas of communication and behavior.

P.O. Box 12428
Austin, TX 78711
(512) 463-2000; (800) 252-9600 (in TX)
(512) 252-9600 (TTY)
Web: www.governor.state.tx.us/

Grassroots Consortium
6202 Belmark
Houston, TX 77087
(713) 643-9576
E-mail: SpecKids@aol.com

Hear Me Foundation
Dan Bornstein
P.O. Box 42328
Houston, Texas 77242
Fax: (281) 341-5716
Web: www.hearmefoundation.org

Susan Feller Heiligenthal
Attorney at Law
6805 Cypress Point North
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 585-1576 or (512) 306-1576
E-mail: studentslawyer@sbcglobal.net
Legal representation for parents of handicapped students in ARD meetings, special education hearings, or state or federal court actions regarding rights under IDEA or 504.

Glynda Gros, M.Ed.
1302 Forest Home Drive
Houston, TX 77077
(281) 493-9539
Individual Tutorial Services for students with Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia & Down Syndrome Reading Strategies and Reading Support, References furnished upon request.

International Dyslexia Association Texas Branches
Web: http://www.interdys.org/jsp/branch/texas.jsp

Learning Disabilities Association of TX
1011 West 3lst Street
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 458-8234; (800) 604-7500 (TX only)
E-mail: LDAT@compuserve.com
Web: http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/LDAT/

Mental Health Association in Texas
8401 Shoal Creek Blvd.
Austin, TX 78757
(512) 454-3706
E-mail: scmullins@mhatexas.org
Web: http://www.mhatexas.org/

Moving Mountains For Kids
Web: http://www.movingmountainsforkids.com/
*This site gives you a brief overview on some common, and not so common pediatric health and educational issues. Included are practical tips and suggestions for each subject area.

NAMI Texas
3710 Cedar Street, Suite 229
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 374-9339; (800) 633-3760
E-mail: Dianne@texami.org or Linda@texami.org

National ARD Advocates
Louis H. Geigerman, President
P.O. Box 16111
Sugar Land, Texas 77496-6111
(281) 265-1506
E-mail: louisadvo@mylinuxisp.com
Fee-based advocate. Services provided-ARD consultation, representation and case preparation for due process. "We level the playing field in ARD meetings and mediations."

North Central Texas Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Amy A. Sosa
506 Greenwich Lane
Coppell, TX 75019-2440
(972) 462-9265; Fax: (972) 462-1002
E-mail: nctffcmh.tx@verizon.net or amy.sosa@verizon.net
Web: http://pages.ivillage.com/nctffcmh/index.html
Advocacy, support, education, training, information, and resources! Dallas/Fort Worth area and surrounding counties

North Texas Taping and Radio for the Blind
3001 Bookhout St.
Dallas, TX 75201
(800) 871-7668
(214) 871-7668
FAX (214) 871-7668

Jed I. Oliver, Attorney
3301 Northland Dr., Suite 302
Austin, TX 78731
(512) 453-6600; Fax (512) 453-6609
EmMail: jediveyoliver@yahoo.com

Parent Connection
145 Pool Road
Richards, TX 77873
Email: dpc@alpha1.net
Web: http://www.geocities.com/parentconnection4u/

Parents of Children with Autism Support Group
Lisa Anthony would be the contact person.
1609 Shadow Creek
Mesquite, TX 75181
(214) 632-6320
E-mail: snlanthony@yahoo.com
We provide a support group for parents of autistic children. We have a monthly meeting and have guest speakers on a variety of subjects.

Parents Educating Parents
Jill Batchelor
P.O. Box 130911
The Woodlands, Texas 77383-0911
phone: 936-273-0029
fax: 936-273-0029
Grassroots organization for families of children with disabilities, whose mission is to educate, empower, support parents navigating educational system; and promote positive changes in schools and community.

Linda H. Parrish, Ph.D.
Professor, Educational Psychology
Texas A&M University
4225 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4225
E-mail: l-parrish@tamu.edu
(979) 845-3447
Specialty: Education and employment for persons with disabilities. Special
Education Public Policy

Partners Resource Network, Inc.
1090 Longfellow Drive, Suite B
Beaumont, TX 77706-4819
(409) 898-4684; (800) 866-4726 (In TX)
E-mail: path@partnerstx.org
Web: http://www.partnerstx.org/

Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Chronically III & Disabled Children s Services
TX Department of Health
1100 West 49th Street
Austin,TX 78756-3179
(512) 4S8-7355

Programs for Children With Disabilities:Ages 3 to 5
Special Education Programs
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701-1494
(512) 463-9414
E-mail: csavage@tmail.tea.state.tx.us

Project PODER
1017 N. Main Avenue, Suite 207
San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 222-2637; (800) 682-9747 (in TX only)
E-mail: poder@tfepoder.org
Web: http://www.tfepoder.org/

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic of Texas

Scottish Rites Centers Below

Brazos Valley Scottish Rite Language Learning Center
(Houston Satellite Center)
1605 Rock Prairie Road
College Station, TX 77040
(979) 680-0777

Corpus Christi Scottish Rite Learning Center
P.O. Box 366
Corpus Christi, TX 78403-0366
(361) 855-9100

Fort Worth Scottish Rite Learning Center
Masonic Temple
Henderson and Lancaster
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 335-6004

Houston Scottish Rite Learning Center, Inc.
Scottish Rite Temple
2900 B North Braeswood Blvd.
Houston, TX 77025
(713) 432-1980

Scottish Rite Learning Center of Austin, Inc.
207 W. 18th Street
Austin, TX 78701-1399
(512) 472-7247

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Child Development Division
Evaluation and Treatment
for Learning Disabilities
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 559-7525

Heather Tilbury, LMSW-ACP
Licensed Master Social Worker
1505 Highway 6 South, Suite 195
Houston, TX 77077
(281) 556-0555
Provider of child and family therapy services for emotional and behavioral issues. Experience working in the Special Education Department of a major urban school district. Private pay and most major insurance plans accepted.

The Scottish Rite Learning Center of East Texas, Inc.
225 Winchester Drive
Tyler, TX 75701
(903) 581-2890

The Scottish Rite Learning Center of South Texas
P.O. Box 2239
San Antonio, TX 78298-2239
(210) 222-0133

The Scottish Rite Learning Center of West Texas, Inc.
Scottish Rite Temple
P.O. Box 10135
602 Avenue Q
Lubbock, TX 79408-0135
(806) 765-9150

Waco Scottish Rite Learning Center
2801 W. Waco Drive
Waco, TX 76707
(254) 752-1618

Sarah Sirbasku, Ph.D. – Licensed Psychologist
595 Round Rock West Drive
Suite 303
Round Rock, TX 78681
Phone (512) 279-8353 Fax (512) 279-8354
E-mail: drsarah@drsarahs.com
Web: www.drsarahs.com
Sarah L. Sirbasku. Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who received her Clinical Psychology doctorate from the University of Alabama (an APA approved program) in 2000, with a specialization in child clinical psychology. While completing her graduate studies at the University of Alabama, Dr. Sirbasku provided psychological services to children, adolescents, and adults (including therapy and assessment) in a variety of settings. These settings included community mental health centers, state hospitals, school districts, a children’s residential treatment center, and an outpatient treatment program for children and adolescents. Dr. Sirbasku received specialized training in autism spectrum disorders, including autism, Asperger’s Disorder, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified. She served as a therapist and diagnostician for 5 years at the University of Alabama Pervasive Developmental Disorders Clinic. Her specialized training included conducting comprehensive psychological evaluations and diagnostic assessments, providing individual and family therapy services to children and parents, conducting school consultations, conducting staff/teacher trainings, attending ARD/IEP meetings, training classroom aides, leading social skills groups, and leading parent support groups. Dr. Sirbasku is currently in private practice in Round Rock, Texas.

Solutions for Unique Minds
Kim Johnson Oswald
2808 Regents Park
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 328-5290
E-mail: kimos@sbcglobal.net
Web: http://www.arrowweb.com/SUMS
SUMS advises and supports families of gifted and learning disabled children.

South Plains Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health, commonly
known as FLASH (Families Learning to Advocate with Support and Help)
Rosalinda Erevia 806/790-5323 or Tonya Hettler 806/892-2196
P O Box 2828
Lubbock, TX 79408
Rosalinda Erevia 806/790-5323 or Tonya Hettler 806/892-2196
E-mail: SPFFCMH@hotmail.com
We help parents learn how to advocate for their child through education about the various brain based disorders, help with the IEP process, and linking them up with local resources.

Southeast Texas Autism Society of America
134 Brookwood Drive
Silsbee, TX 77656
(409) 385-9576
E-mail: aggiesarewe1212@aol.com

Southwest DBTAC
Independent Living Research Utilization
2323 South Shepard Boulevard, Suite 1000
Houston TX 77019
(713) 520-0232 (V); (713) 520-5136 (TTY)
E-mail: ilru@ilru.org
Web: www.ilru.org/ilru-swdbtac.html

Special Kids Inc. (SKI)
Grassroots Consortium
6202 Belmark
P.O. Box 61628
Houston, TX 77208-1628
(713) 643-9576
Fax: (713) 643-6291
Send email to SKI.

S.P.O.T.S. (Solari Pediatric Outpatient Therapy Services)
Kim Solari
12850 Hillcrest Road
Suite 108
Dallas, TX 75230
Phone: (972) 404-1718
Fax: (972) 404-9006
Occupational and Physical Therapy for children infancy through adolescence. Fine and Gross Motor Development, Coordination, Visual-Motor Integration, Visual-Perception and Sensory Integration Therapy.

State Department of Education Career and Technology Education
Division of Career and Technology Education

State Department of Education: Special Education
Texas Education Agency
Division of Special Education
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin,TX 78701-1494
(512) 463-9414

State Education Agency Rural Representative
Special Education
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Ausdn,TX 78701-1494
(512) 463-9414

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Texas Rehabilitation Commission
4900 North Lamar, Room 7102
Austin,TX 78751-2399
(512) 424-4001

Texas Advocates Supporting Kids with Disabilities (TASK)
P.O. Box 162685
Austin, TX 78716
(512) 336-0897 (V or Fax)
E-mail: ASKTASK@aol.com

Texas Education Agency
Division of Special Education
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701-1494
(512) 463-9414; (800) 252-9668
E-mail: sped@tea.tetn.net
Web: www.tea.state.tx.us/special.ed

Texas Center for Disability Studies
University of Texas at Austin
4030 West Braker Lane, Building 1 Suite 180
Mail Code L4000
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 232-0740; (512) 232-0762 (TTY); (800) 828-7839

E-mail: pseay@mail.utexas.edu
Web: http://uap.edb.utexas.edu/

Texas Council for DD
6201 East Oltorf, Suite 600
Austin, TX 78741-7509
(512) 437-5432; (800) 262-0334
(512) 437-5431 (TTY)
E-mail: TXDDC@txddc.state.tx.us
Web: http://www.txddc.state.tx.us/

Texas Commission for the Blind
P.O. Box 12866
Austin, TX 78711
(512) 377-0500
E-mail: TerryM@tcb.state.tx.us
Web: www.tcb.state.tx.us/

Texas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
P. O. Box 12904
Austin, TX 78711-2904
(512) 407-3250 (V); (512) 407 3251 (TTY)
E-mail: david.myers@tcdhh.state.tx.us
Web: http://www.tcdhh.state.tx.us/

Texas Department of Human Services
701 W. 51st Street
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 438-3011; (888) 834-7406
(888) 425-6889 (TTY)
E-mail: mail@dhs.state.tx.us
Web: http://www.dhs.state.tx.us/

Texas Department of Mental Health & Mental Retardation
P.O. Box 12668
Austin, TX 78711-2668
(512) 206-4722
E-mail: debbie.berndt@mhmr.state.tx.us

Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation
P.O. Box 12668, Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711-2668
(512) 206-4588
E-mail: karen.hale@mhmr.state.tx.us

Texas Education Agency
Division of Career and Technology Education
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 463-9446; (512) 475-3575
E-mail: wmccain@tmail.tea.state.tx.us
Web: www.tea.state.tx.us/Cate

Texas Education Agency
Division of Special Education
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701-1494
(512) 463-9414
E-mail: glenz@tmail.tea.state.tx.us
Web: www.tea.state.tx.us/special.ed

Texas Education Agency
Services for the Deaf
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 463-9424 (V); (512) 475-3540 (TTY)
Web: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/

Texas Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
7701 North Lamar, Suite 505
Austin, TX 78752
Phone: (512) 407-8844; Fax: (512) 407-8266; Toll Free: (866) 893-3264
E-mail: info@txffcmh.org
Web: www.txffcmh.org
Texas Federation of Families supports families across the state through a network of local chapters which provide advocacy and a range of supports unique to the strengths of all of the families participating to facilitate success for our children in our communities.

Texas PTA
408 West 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701-2199
(512) 476-6769; (800) 825-5782
E-mail: txpta@txpta.org
Web: http://www.txpta.org/

Texas Parent to Parent
Laura Warren
3710 Cedar Street Box 12
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 458-8600; Toll-free (866) 896-6001; Fax (512) 451-3110
E-mail: txp2p@sbcglobal.net
Web: www.main.org/txp2p
We are a statewide, nonprofit that provides support and information for families of children with disabilities, chronic illness and other special needs.

Texas Parents of Bi-Polar Children
John Moses
7622 Creek Trail
San Antonio, TX 78254
(469) 417-0017
E-mail: jwmoses@sbcglobal.net
Web: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Texas_Parents_of_Bi_Polar_Children/
Online Parents Bi-Polar Support Group

Texas Rehabilitation Commission
4900 North Lamar, Room 7100
Austin, TX 78751-2399
(512) 424-4001
E-mail: max.arrell.rehab@rehab.state.tx.us

Texas Register
Need to Know if a New Rule has been Published?

Texas School for the Deaf
1102 South Congress Avenue, P.O. Box 3538
Austin, TX 78764
(512) 462-5300 (V/TTY)
Web: http://www.tsd.state.tx.us/

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Luke Waites Child Development Center
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 559-5000
Center for children in the state of Texas, age 5-15 years who show evidence of a primary learning disability.

Texas Special Education Resource Center Parent site
Your Rights ~ The Law ~ IEPs and ARDs ~ Modifications ~ Inclusion
PARENT POWER! Nothing can replace the collective guidance and understanding of other parents who've been there.

Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association
1033 La Posada Drive, Suite 220
Austin, TX 78752-3880

(512) 452-4636

Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association
P. O. Box 140647
Austin, TX 78714-0647
(512) 452-4636
E-mail: tsha@assnmgmt.com
Web: http://www.txsha.org/

Texas Technology Access Project
Texas Center for Disability Studies
University of Texas at Austin
4030 West Braker Lane, Building 1 Suite 180
Mail Code L4000
Austin, TX 78759
(512) 232-0740; (512) 232-0762 (TTY) ;(800) 828-7839
E-mail: s.elrod@mail.utexas.edu
Web: http://techaccess.edb.utexas.edu/

Texas United Regional Networks (TURN)/Parent Connection
1020 Riverwood Court
Conroe, TX 77304
(409) 756-8321

The Arc of TX
1600 W 38th St, #200
Austin, TX 78731
(512) 454-6694; (800) 252-9729
Web: http://www.thearcoftexas.org/

The Arc of Texas in the Rio Grande Valley
Parents Supporting Parents Network
601 N. Texas Blvd.
Weslaco, TX 78596
(888) 857-8668; (956) 447-8408
E-mail: weslaco@gte.net

The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

The Hillcrest School of Midland Texas specializes in programs for children with ADHD and/or dyslexia.

The Winston School

Tourette Syndrome Association (Heart Of Texas Chapter)
301 Park Lane
Austin TX 78704-2412
(512) 444-1641
Hot Line: (972) -219-6029
Web: www.tsatexas.org

United Cerebral Palsy of Texas
5555 N. Lamar, Suite L139
Austin, TX 78751
(512) 472-8696; (800) 798-1492 (in TX)
E-mail: ucptx@onr.com

VIP Educational Services
5900 Balcones Drive, Suite 235
Austin, TX 78731
Web: http://www.learnatvip.com
VIP Educational Services offers diagnostic testing, one-on-one tutoring, advocacy, support at ARD and 504 meetings, and educational consulting for all ages. Specialization is in the area of learning disabilities, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and ADHD. Tutoring is remedial, subject supportive, and for enrichment.

Pam Weber
Educational Resources for Children
580 S. Denton Tap Road, Suite 270
Coppell, Texas 75019
(972) 462 - 9575

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