General Resources

The Arc - Information for ParentsInformation for Siblings and Information for Friends.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - A Resource for School and Home

Bandaides & Blackboards - A pediatric nurse designed this website “to sensitize people to what it’s like to grow up with a medical problem.” It features a collection of first-person stories and articles for kids, teens and adults.

Best Buddies - Helps to establish one-to-one friendships between people with intellectual and developmental disabilities including high school students, middle school students and members of the community.

CDC’s Developmental Milestones – “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” program aims to improve early identification of children with autism and other developmental disabilities so children and families can get the services and support they need.

eParent - Special Needs Resource Directory provides a comprehensive guide for parents and families of children with chronic health issues, disabilities and special needs. This directory is designed to assist in your search for helpful information and resources for every situation.

Exceptional Parent Magazine - eMagazine committed to providing information, support, ideas, encouragement, and outreach for parents and families of children with disabilities and the professionals who work with them.

Family to Family Network - This site’s mission is “to help families of children with disabilities by providing information, training, referral and support.”

The Learning Community - Provides free tips for parents, parenting videos and hundreds of links to useful parenting websites. 

Learning Disabilities Association – A wealth of information on understanding learning disabilities to your child and yourself.

Navigate Life Texas - Created for families and parents of children with disabilities or special health-care needs that offers support, inspiration, resources, and links to services available.  Blog articles offer tips from parents and professionals about topics ranging from early childhood to planning for the future.

Parent Companion - A guide for Texas parents and caregivers of children with diagnosed or suspected disabilities from birth through 5 years of age. You are not alone. We can help.

Special Needs Parenting Handbook - Offers resources for parents at every stage of the journey of caring for their special needs children. From learning more about special needs to picking a school, planning a financial future, and getting past the bullying and discrimination that so often plague people with special needs.

Texas Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities (Wrightslaw) - This is a compilation of resources available to families of children with disabilities.