Welcome to the Dallas Metroplex 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.
Life with a child who is nonverbal can be challenging. Here is one mother’s experience with her daughter who wasn’t feeling well.
Mental illness is often misunderstood by people who do not live closely with it. Here is my personal experience of having a loved one who lives with mental illness.
This is a proposal to change the use of the labels “low functioning” and “high functioning.” There are ways to better communicate what you are trying to say.
Jump Street: Kids with Special Needs Event
January 21, 2017 at 9:00am - January 21, 2017 at 12:00am
Jumpstreet will host a simi-private event on the 1st Saturday of each month (all locations) for children with disabilities and special health care needs and their siblings.
National Alliance of the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Dallas: Rockwall Family Support Group 214-341-7133
January 21, 2017 at 1:00pm - January 21, 2017 at 2:30pm
NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for family members, caregivers (18+) and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Meetings are held the 2nd Saturday of each month.