The ARC of Greater Houston - website
An array of services. Parent education and support groups,
including Familias Hispanas del ARD. Call for times and locations.
Newsletter available. Meetings held at 3737 Dacoma, Houston,
Familia Hispanas del Arc - website
3737 Dacoma, Suite E Houston, TX 77092 (713) 957-1600
The Attention Deficit Disorders Association Souther
Reagion - website
ADDA-SR has chapters that meet throughout Houston and Texas.
The Northwest Houston chapter meets at Foundry United Methodist
Church, 8350 Jones Rd,. Room 205. Most meetings will be the
2nd Tuesday of the month. Call for more information.
Autism Support Groups in Texas - website
Denton County's Parents of Children with Special Needs - website
Meetings held monthly on the 2nd Thursday 7-9 pm and the
last Saturday 9-11 am at the Lake Dallas Primary School. Contact
Amy for 940-726-6355
Down Syndrome Association of Houston - website
Epilepsy Foundation - Texas - website
Educational and parent support meetings. Newsletter available.
2630 Fountainview, Suite 210 Houston, TX 77057 (713) 789-6295
Familias Hispanas del Arc
Meets 1 time/month on Saturday, 10am-Noon (dates vary). Meetings
are conducted in Spanish and meet at the Community Family Center,
Families CAN - website
Currently meets at the Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church. Families CAN is a
non-profit volunteer organization of Houston parents who educate
professionals and the community about the abilities of their
children with special needs. Parents of child with any disability
Families for Early Autism Treatment - FEAT-Houston - website
Meet 2nd Thursday of odd numbered months, 7-9pm. Call for
Family to Family Network - website
Family Voices - website
Family Voices aims to acheive family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities.
Hidden Miracles Parent Network - website
For families of children with Down Syndrome. Meets in the
Woodlands, 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7-9 pm. Childcare and
refreshments provided. Various speakers and newsletter. Meets
in conference rooms at St. Luke's Community Hospital at I-45
and 242. Contact Adrienne Walsh 936-264-1803
Houston Parent Information Network (HPIN)
Currently meets at the Children's Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz 713-926-2580
Infantile Spasms Parent Support Group
Contact Alison Strand - 281-350-5393
Houston Jewish Special Needs - website
Support and advocacy group for parents of Jewish children
with special needs.
Lending Assistance to Challenged Homeschoolers - LATCH - website
Group meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7pm at Klein
United Methodist Church to discuss ideas related to homeschooling
children with disabilities of all ages. Please contact Laura
Urrutia for more information: email
Mental Retardation Planning Advisory Council
Meets the 1st Tuesday of the month at 10am in Houston at
3110 Southwest Freeway. Call Dee Hall 713-970-7150
Mothers United for Moral Support - website
NAMI Texas - website
Offers education and support groups for persons with disabilities,
their families, friends and professionals. They also offer
an education program, Visions of Tomorrow, that is for direct
caregivers of children and adolescents with a wide range of
disorders This program can also be taught to professionals
in and in-service format.
National Fathers Network - website
NW Houston Autism / Asperger / PDD Parent & Professional
Support Group - website
1st Tuesday of each month except for January, June, and July
from 7-9 pm at Graceview Baptist Church, 25510 Tomball Parkway,
Tomball, TX 77375 - North Campus Fellowship Area
Parent-Professional Telephone Network - 713-926-2580
PDD/IDA - email
Group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month except December.
Meetings are held at 7 pm at St. Francis Episcopal Church,
345 N. Piney Point.
Resource Guide for Parents of Children with Disabilities - website
The Resource Guide is available online and includes resources for Houston and surrounding areas, English and Spanish guides are available.
Side by Side Community Parent Support Team
Sponsored by the ARC of the Gulf Coast
Call Renee Farrow-Bennett 281-332-9270 for more information
TxABA Autism Special Interst Group Continuing Education
Presentations - 800-304-6047
Meets 6:30-8:30 on the 1st Wednesday of each month, University
of Houston Central Campus, CRS building, Clinic Conference
The Rise School - website
The school offers both early childhood special education and general early childhood education.