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.
It is important for parents to share information about how their child communicates when the child is nonverbal. They need to share how to interpret their child's wants and needs with other caregivers. Here are some ideas to help you share your knowledge and help others provide better care for your child.
Some parents hold their children back from independence and freedom, feeling that they are protecting them. The truth is that their children cannot grow if they are stuck in their parents’ comfort zones.
Life with a child who is nonverbal can be challenging. Here is one mother’s experience with her daughter who wasn’t feeling well.
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.
National Alliance of the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Dallas: Family Support Group 214-341-7133
June 1, 2017 at 12:00am - June 1, 2017 at 7:00pm
NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for family members, caregivers (18+) and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness.