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.
Webinar - Maximizing Job Performance and Social Integration: IDD & Autism 940-565-4000
February 22, 2017 at 12:00am - February 22, 2017 at 11:00am
this is a two part webinar on autism and employment. It is presented by the University of North Texas WISE program.
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.