Resources

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Programs & Support for Families

Texas Autism Support Group

TACA holds monthly meetings that feature educational speakers on important topics and allow family members to connect with one another and stay on top of the latest information in the autism world.

tacanow.org/texas

Special Strong

Special Strong provides individualized personal training and nutrition information to individuals with special needs. 

specialstrong.com

Fort Worth ISD Special Education PTA

The FWISD SEPTA was formed in 2018 by a diverse group of parents, educators and advocates who work to improve Special Education services at Fort Worth ISD.  This is the first and only district-wide PTA in Fort Worth and one of only a hand-full in the state.

fwisdsepta.org

Wings of Hope Equitherapy

It is the mission of Wings of Hope to provide equine assisted activities to children and adults with unique physical, mental, and emotional challenges.

wingsofhopehorses.org

Little Mavs Movement Academy

LMMA at UT Arlington is a group intervention program designed to improve motor skills of children and adolescents ages 4 to 16 with movement/coordination difficulties.

uta.edu/littlemavs

International Dyslexia Association

IDA works to create a future for all individuals who struggle with dyslexia and other related reading differences so that they may have richer, more robust lives and access to the tools and resources they need.

dyslexiaida.org

Learning Disabilities Association of America

ldaamerica.org

The LDA of America believes that every person with learning disabilities can succeed in school, at work, in relationships, and within the community when provided the right supports and the right opportunities.

Autism Society

autism-society.org

The Autism Society works to increase public awareness about individuals across the spectrum, advocate for appropriate services for individuals of every age, and provide the latest information regarding treatment, education research, research, and advocacy.

Autism Speaks

autismspeaks.org

Enhancing lives today and accelerating a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow – Across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan.

Understood

understood.org

With the right support, parents can help children unlock their strengths and reach their full potential. With state-of-the-art technology, personalized resources, free daily access to experts, a secure online community, practical tips and more, Understood aims to be that support.

Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA)

altaread.org

This organization certifies Academic Language Therapists and provides a list of providers, as well as additional information for parents.

National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)

ncld.org

The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities. 

LD Online

ldonline.org

Parents and teachers of learning disabled children will find authoritative guidance on attention deficit disorder, ADD/ADHD, dylsexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dysnomia, reading difficulties, speech, and related disorders.

CHADD

chadd.org

CHADD seeks to provide information, support, and advocacy for individuals and families touched by ADD.

IDEA (Special Education) & 504 Law

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy

wrightslaw.com

Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.