We are so excited to have you come to our website.
After all, we designed it just for you – a parent who is looking for a place to find help. Maybe you’re looking for help for your child who has a disability, special health-care need, mental health concern, behavior health concern, or learning difference. Or maybe you’re looking for support for yourself as a parent. This website is here to help.
As we started working on it more than 3 years ago, we spent a lot of time talking to parents across the state of Texas who had children with disabilities and special health-care needs. We listened to them as they told us about their – and their children’s – needs.
And we heard a few very important things:
Every page of this site has been written, reviewed, or edited by other parents of children with disabilities and special health-care needs. We’ve had state agencies and community experts look over our tips and facts. We’ve gone through hours of web searches and phone calls. All so that you get the right answers.
So, here are 10 tips for getting the most out of this site:
As parents of children with disabilities, we strive to control as many things as we can—in a reality filled with things we cannot.
Students with disabilities are much more likely to be bullied than their nondisabled peers. When children don’t feel safe at school, it can have a devastating impact on their emotional growth and ability to learn.