Other Helpful Resources
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
The Vocational Rehabilitation Programs helps people who have physical or mental disabilities prepare for, find or keep employment. For more information see: http://www.dars.state.tx.us/
SHARE is a nonprofit organization that offers Respite Care, Parent Connection, and Sibling Support Programs for families who have children with special needs in West Texas. For more information see:
Disability Rights Texas
is the federally designated legal protection and advocacy agency (P&A) for people with disabilities in Texas. Our mission is to help people with disabilities understand and exercise their rights under the law, ensuring their full and equal participation in society.
Community Resource Coordination Group-CRCGU
CRCG is a group comprised of public and private providers who develop individual services plans through interagency coordination. For more information see: http://www.hhsc.state.tx.us/crcg/crcg.htm
The Gray Center for Social Learning and Understanding
This website contains valuable information about some of the social issues children with Autism and Aspergers often deal with. Information about social stories can also be found on this website. Social stories can be a valuable tool when teaching desired behaviors. For more information see:
The Texas Autism Resource Guide for Effective Teaching--TARGET
TARGET is designed to assist schools in developing practices from initial referral to program development and implementation with a strong emphasis on research?based and peer?reviewed strategies.