Welcome to the Piney Woods & Upper Gulf Coast 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.
Here’s what some people may not know about advocacy—and its impact on raising a child with a disability.
Todd is in the 9th grade and has an intellectual disability. When he graduates high school, Todd wants to live on his own and work at a pet store. How do we help Todd follow his dreams?
Without the structure and routine of school, summer can be a stressful time for our children. But summer can also be a good time to help our children try new things and become more independent. Summer camps offer fun, safe, and appropriate activities for children of all abilities.
Galveston - Houston Families Exploring Down Syndrome - Youth Social - Clay Cup Studios 281-736-8008
April 29, 2017 at 10:00am - April 29, 2017 at 12:00pm
GHFEDS would like to invite kids with Down syndrome ages 5-13 for our Youth Social at Clay Cup Studios. Siblings are welcomed and will be charged $8 per sibling.
SYNC - Free Summer Audiobook Program
April 27, 2017 at 12:00am - August 17, 2017 at 12:00am
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13 and older. Beginning April 27th 2017, SYNC will give away two complete audio book downloads a week (30 titles) - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes.