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
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.
ANY BABY CAN
Resource Guide available @ https://www.anybabycansa.org
Autism Walk in April
Center for Autism and related disorders
Information and videosLIVE 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.