Navigate Life Texas: Resources for kids with disabilities and special needs

Resources & Support

For families raising children with disabilities

Top 10 Things to Doif you have a child with a disability in Texas
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Diagnosis and Health Care

Understanding your child's diagnosis is an essential step in developing a plan for care.

Diagnosis and Health Care Overview

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Education and Schools

Learn about everything, from what exactly special education is to your child’s legal rights in preschool through high school.

Education and Schools Overview

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Family Support

You and your family aren’t alone—there are other parents who have lived through similar experiences.

Family Support Overview

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Transition to Adulthood

You can help your child learn to take responsibility for themself in so many ways. We’re here to help you and your child through the transition process.

Transition to Adulthood Overview

Words by Parents, for Parents

From Mom to RN

June 22, 2022 | By: Marty Barnes

As a mom to a child with complex medical needs, we hear many people say, “you should be a nurse” or “you should go to medical school.” Eventually, many of us find ourselves doing exactly that.

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Disaster Preparedness (English)

Are you prepared for the next disaster? Learn about one mother’s experience after Hurricane Harvey hit her community and get tips on what to think about when preparing your family’s disaster plan.

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