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.
It is important for parents to help their children know the words to use when talking about disability. Arming them with the appropriate words will help them feel confident and able to educate friends and strangers.
Problem-solving skills can be taught. Here is a method that parents can use to teach this skill to their children of any age.
In the city of Plano, there are some great recreational opportunities for people with disabilities. Here are a few!
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.
Adventures in Autism Intervention and Research Conference 940-369-5373
July 29, 2017 at 8:30am - July 29, 2017 at 4:30pm
This conference is hosted by the University of North Texas (UNT) Kristin Farmer Autism Center. They are able to provide free conference registration to over 100 families due to a grant from the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities.