Welcome to the Blackland Prairie Region page. This page is a place for you to find events, services, support groups for both you and your child, and updates on things that are happening in your community.
Please check here often, and tell us about anything that you think is important for other families who have children with disabilities or special health-care needs.
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.
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.
Here are some practical ideas for increasing independence by sending a child on some simple “errands.”
WEBINAR: ABLE Accounts, Trusts, Financial and Benefits Planning
November 6, 2016 at 12:00am - November 30, 2017 at 12:00pm
Join a panel of experts about how ABLE accounts might interact, and compare to special needs trust, pooled income trusts, and financial and benefits planning. The ABLE National Resource Center is managed by the National Disability Institute.
The Road to Recovery: Supporting Children with Disabilities Who Have Experienced Trauma 512-267-7233
December 8, 2016 at 8:30am - December 9, 2016 at 4:30pm
This is a two-day train-the-trainer institute designed to teach basic knowledge, skills and values related to working with children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) who have had traumatic experiences.