Parent Resources- Web Links

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

  • ADDitude Magazine - Helpful information and testimonies for those living with ADD/ADHD 
  • ADHD - Symptoms

Autism

  • Autism Society - Information on Autism, testimonies, research, quarterly journal
  • Autism Speaks - Autism news, research and family services

Preschool

  • Parent Companion - First 5 years -  A guide for Texas parents and caregivers of children with diagnosed or   suspected disabilities from birth through 5 years of age. 

Services

  • Abilities - The resource for the disabilities community enlightens and entertains with articles, videos, contests and information on disability products, adaptive sports, assistive technology, community heroes, inclusive recreation and more.
  • Navigate Life Texas - This website is especially for families and parents of children with disabilities or special health-care needs and is designed to offer support, inspiration, resources, and links to services available.
  • Parent Resource Network - PRN provides training, education, information, referral, emotional support, and individual assistance for parents/caregivers in obtaining appropriate services for their special needs.
  • Special Education Information Center - SPEDTex delivers accurate and timely answers to questions about special education to parents and caregivers across the state of Texas.  
  • Texas Parent to Parent - Texas Parent to Parent (TxP2P) is committed to improving the lives of Texas children who have disabilities, chronic illness, and/or special health care needs. TxP2P empowers families to be strong advocates through parent-to-parent support, resource referral, and education.
  •  Texas Project First - Created by parents, for parents...this web site is a project of the Texas Education Agency and is committed to providing accurate and consistent information to parents & families of students with disabilities.  
  • Texas Education Agency - This website is the official website for education in Texas and offers the latest information and resources for parents, students, and educators.
  • Region 7 ESC - This website contains resources for parents, students, and educators in East Texas.