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.
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.
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.
National Alliance of the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Dallas: Terrell Family Support Group 972-962-3784
March 30, 2017 at 6:30pm - March 30, 2017 at 8:00pm
NAMI Family Support Group is a peer-led support group for family members, caregivers (18+) and loved ones of individuals living with mental illness. Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month.
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.