STAR Kids is a new Texas Medicaid managed care program that will provide Medicaid benefits, beginning November 1, 2016, to children and adults 20 and younger who have disabilities. For more information go to STAR Kids or attend an information session near you in August and September 2016.
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.
Moving, inspirational, and helpful tips from parents and professionals about topics ranging from finances to dealing with mental illness.
For a child with a chronic illness, the rebellious teenage years can be stressful and dangerous. Here is one mom’s experience with her teenager.
Some children have a hard time regulating their emotions. Their “behavior” might be out of control. Here are some tips for helping the child who is angry.
My daughter wanted to attend her school’s Valentine’s Day dance. She needed support, and it took some planning, but she went! Here’s how we made it happen.
Having a plan in place will help your child have a successful start to the new school year.
Reading with your child each day is a way to strengthen your child’s reading and comprehension skills. And it can be fun for you both.
Children with disabilities can join after-school activities. They may need extra support. Here are some available supports to make it easier and more enjoyable.