CHECK OUT HELPFUL RESOURCES FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
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Region 5 Education Service Center
Region 5 ESC serves educational professionals and parents of children with special needs pertaining to all areas of education.
Shorkey Center serves provides services to children with special needs, which include physical, occupational, and speech rehabilitation; as well as education services for children with autism and other related disorders.
ARC of Beaumont
ARC of Beaumont serves individual with special needs, helping to provide socialization and leisure activites in the local community.
Spindletop MHMR Services provides assistance for services pertaining to recreation for children and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
ASK offers organized team sports for children and young adults with special needs.FullFX
FullFX is a gymnastics facility the offers a special cheerleading and gymnastic teams for for children with developmental and physical disabilities.
PRN provides education to parents with children with disabilities ranging from academics to physical education.
Camp for All
Camp for All is a great site providing information on camps for children and adults with a variety of medical illnesses and disabilities.
Texas Department of Human Services
TDHS website provides a variety of information and services pertaining to the health and well-being of children.
Project Mend is a non-profit organization that help individuals with medical equipment and assisitive technology at reduced rates.
PE Central is a great website for those wanting to learn more about teaching ideas for Adaptive Physical Education.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreations and Dance
AAHPERD's website provide valuable information pertaining to research and professional development for physical education professionals.
Sensory Processing Foundation
SPF website offers a wealth of information for teachers and parents regarding sensory challenges in children.
Disabled Sports USA
Disabled Sports USA website provides information on adaptive sports opportunities for people with disabilities and adaptive equipment.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society/Pediatrics
NMSS website provides valuable information for parents and educators to help children with MS get the most out of the educational experience.
American Foundation for the Blind
AFB website provides information and training tools for educators and parents of children with visual impairments.
American Society for Deaf Children
ASDC website provides advocacy information for parents of children who are deaf or have a hearing loss and training resources for educators.
The National Autism Resource Information Center
Autism NOW Center provides valuable resources pertaining to Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities, for families, caregivers, and professionals in the field.
Assistive Technology and Adaptive PE
The weblog shares a wealth of information regarding assistive technology for parents and educators of children with disabilities.
Achievable Concepts USA
This website offers a variety of different adapted sports equipment for ordering.
Reaching for the Stars- Children with Cerebral Palsy
This website offers information on improving the lives of children living with CP. Parents and educators can view resources and research pertaing to research in this area.