Disability Resources

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The Caroline School’s personalized education model and comprehensive approach maximizes each student’s growth. Learn more and apply for the 2018-2019 school year! http://ow.ly/cep430lbQAz

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South Texas College of Law Houston Legal Clinic provides free legal services to qualifying low income families of children with disabilities who are having trouble getting educational services from their school

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Disability Resource Links

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Quick links to help parents contact national advocacy and information organizations devoted to special needs interests.

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The Arc of Greater Houston-PROVIDING ADVOCACY and SOCIAL/RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS to enhance quality of life for children with intellectual or physical disabilities

Contact Information 

Phone Number: 713-957-1600 

Email Address: info@thearc.com

Website Address: www.aogh.org

Address: 3737 Dacoma St. Suite E 

Houston, TX 77092

Office Hours: 8:00 - 5:00 Monday thru Friday 

  

Who they are:

· Advocates for the inclusion of people with intellectual or developmental disabilities

What they do: 

· The Arc works in collaboration with other agencies and organizations to facilitate the development of a wide array of options available to individuals and their families 

Services offered:

· Advocacy – FREE!

  o The Arc helps parents of children with disabilities receive services in schools

  • Educates parents on special education services to aid in the decision making process
  • Educates parents on  the rules, laws, and eligibility requirements for a child in special education
  • Disability Education and Training Services 
  • courses offered in Spanish and English
  • courses offered in Spanish and English
  • The Arc offers an extensive referral network of information and assistance to families seeking services for their child while also providing information on intellectual disability and other developmental disabilities 
  • The Arc represents people with cognitive, intellectual and developmental disabilities at the national, state and local legislative level
  • Social, Leisure, and Respite Programs  
    • Must be a member to access these programs (see website for membership information)
      • SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!!
    • Fall Campout 
      • Two day camp-out for kids ages 12 & up 
    • Saturday Fun Day 
      • Day respite program for kids ages 4 - 25
      • Staff take kids bowling, to the Aquarium, to restaurants, and other fun events
    • Multiple Summer Programs
    • Contact for more information  

AND MUCH MUCH MORE!!

Information offered in English and Spanish