Resources

Family Support:

Navigate Life Texas

Texas Parent to Parent

Recreation:

Miracle Kids of South Texas

Special Olympics Texas

Down Syndrome:

Rio Grande Valley Down Syndrome Association

Down Syndrome Association of South Texas

Down By The Border

National Down Syndrome Society

National Down Syndrome Congress

Cerebral Palsy:

United Cerebral Palsy Association of Texas

Cerebral Palsy.Org

Children’s Hemiplegia & Stroke Association

Autism Spectrum Disorder:

AWARE-RGV

Team Mario

Aces3

Bebo’s Angels

Autism Speaks

Autism Council for Educational Support and Scientific Studies

Texas Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders shares useful information about what is happening in the Texas Legislature that benefits people with disabilities.  The state plan for Autism is also found on this site.

Texas Autism Resource and Research Center offers a place for parents to go and gather the most recent information in the world of Autism and lists events happening statewide.

Autism Society of America (ASA) is the leading voice and resource of the entire autism community in education, advocacy services, research and support.

Life Skills Training:

Camp University

Shoes and Apparel:

Plae Shoes are shoes that were not created for kids with special needs but work well over orthotics due to the increased depth of the shoe, flexible material, and ability to order large/extra large velcro straps to accommodate orthotics

Hatchbacks Footwear designed specifically for orthotics

Independence Day Clothing

Facebook local groups:

Rio Grande Valley Down Syndrome Association

RGV Discover Life

Team Mario’s Facebook

Equipment Vendors:

NuMotion

Border Mobility

National Seating and Mobility