Special Education Resources

Is your child on waiver lists? Why does my child need to be on waiver lists?

AACOG is the local authority in the San Antonio area that determines if your child is eligible for free services including therapies, medical assistance, medical equipment, and alternative living options.

The Alamo Area Council of Governments IDD Services department provides community services and supports for eligible adults and children with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, and related conditions and their families in Bexar County.

Texas Department of State Services

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)-Service Program

The Children with Special Health Care Needs Services Program helps children 20 and younger who have special health care needs and people with cystic fibrosis of any age improve their health, well-being and quality of life.

ARC of San Antonio

The Arc of San Antonio offers a free case management program which help families caring for children and adults with I/DD connect to community programs and funding sources. Our case managers also work diligently to help families navigate the network of service providers in Bexar County. The goal is to help families move toward greater independence and self-advocacy.

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Free Parent Trainings and services

Resource Guide available

Military Child Education Coalition/Parent to Parent San Antonio

Military children with disabilities

DisabilitySA

Many free trainings

Exceptional Kids Magazine

Find local agencies, doctors and therapist

Navigate Life Texas

This website is especially for families and parents of children with disabilities or special health-care needs and is designed to offer support, inspiration, resources, and links to services available.



Texas Parent 2 Parent

Texas Parent to Parent provides support, information, and education to families of children of all ages who have disabilities or chronic illness.

Resource List: https://www.txp2p.org/resources/statewide-resources/advocacy

Spanish translation available on the website.



Kinetic Kids-Sports for children and teenagers

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Respite Care of San Antonio: Do you need a break?

The mission of Respite Care of San Antonio is to protect, love, build trust, and nurture growth of children with special needs and complex medical conditions while strengthening the families caring for them.

ANY BABY CAN

Any Baby Can guides parents in building confidence, nurturing relationships, and planning for the future so that children—and their entire families—can reach their full potential: Subscribe to the newsletter for free parent trainings and services

Prescription Assistance

Resource Guide available @ https://www.anybabycansa.org

Autism Walk in April


AUTISM LIFE LINKS

Imagine ALL of these community agencies working together to improve the quality of life for your loved one with autism.

Center for Autism and related disorders

Information and videos

LIVE Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 am to 12 pm PST. https://www.centerforautism.com/

National Alliance for Mental Illness

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

https://namitexas.org/



Parent Trainings-Region 20 Educational Center

Digital Resource Library -NEISD Special Education Department

Structure at home

Coping Skills

Behavior Strategies

De-escalations

Video Gallery with many topics

Brighton Center