45.5. Additional Programs or Resources
ADAPT of Texas
Phone: (512) 442-0252
Contact: Stephanie Thomas
ADAPT of Texas is a grassroots disability rights group. We are fighting so people with disabilities can live in the community with real supports instead of being locked away in nursing homes and other institutions.
Annie Seals, Realtor on Wheels
Phone: (214) 683-4802
A Realtor since 1990, Annie Seals was injured in 2002. She specializes in finding or selling homes for the handicapped , the elderly, anyone with special needs. Annie is a long time Dallas resident. She has extensive knowledge of Dallas and its many suburbs with special expertise in Addison, Allen, Coppell, Colleyville, Flower Mound, Frisco, Grapevine, Lake Highlands, McKinney, M Streets, North Dallas, Plano, Richardson, Southlake, and Uptown.
Any Baby Can
Phone: (800) 672-0238
Any Baby Can Child and Family Resource Center provides support for families caring for a child with special needs, therapies and support for children with, or at-risk for developmental delays, prenatal education to at-risk pregnant women, and childbirth, parenting and literacy programs for the community in general through the following programs. All services and materials are available in English and Spanish
Children's Association for Maximum Potential
Phone: (210) 292-3566
C.A.M.P., or Children's Association for Maximum Potential, enables children with disabilities to thrive in a recreational environment where safety and nurturing are primary. C.A.M.P. is a private, nonprofit agency that operates programs at a rustic camp setting in Center Point, Texas (between Kerrville and Comfort).
Community Options, Inc.
Phone: (609) 951-9900
Community Options provides housing, support services and advocacy assistance to help empower people with disabilities.
Disability Rights Texas
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.
Disability Services ASAP
Phone: (512) 267-7233
Disability Services ASAP provides education to people with disabilities in order to increase awareness about sexual abuse/assault, domestic violence and abuse by personal care providers, personal safety planning, healthy relationships and sexuality. Presentations and training are also available to professionals and family members on a range of issues including disability awareness/sensitivity, the dynamics of abuse in relationships involving an individual with a disability, developing accessible and relevant services, safety planning, providing personal safety education to persons with disabilities, etc.
DME Exchange of Dallas
Provide relief of pain and suffering for people with acute injury or illness and to improve the independence, self‐sufficiency and mobility of people with chronic illnesses, DME Dallas will collect, refurbish, sanitize and distribute used durable medical equipment (DME) to residents of Dallas County who cannot afford to purchase or rent it.
DRS Rehabilitation Technology Resource Center
Phone: (512) 424-4138
Contact: Demonstration and loan of equipment
Phone: (512) 424-4155
Contact: Vehicle modifications
Providing information and referring people to the right resources is a major service of the RTRC. The staff researches the latest products that are commercially available, giving people choices that can assist them in achieving their goals.
Easter Seals Central Texas
Phone: (512) 478-2581
Easter Seals Central Texas creates solutions and changes lives of children and adults with disabilities and those who care for them.
Easter Seals East Texas
Phone: (979) 776-2872
Easter Seals provides services to children and adults with disabilities and other special needs, and support to their families.
Easter Seals Greater Houston
Founded in Houston in 1947, Easter Seals Greater Houston has always provided a variety of needed services to individuals of all ages with all types of disabilities and to their families in the five counties surrounding the Houston area. We are the only organization in the greater Houston area providing comprehensive services to individuals with cerebral palsy and all other types of disabilities and to their families.
Easter Seals North Texas
Easter Seals North Texas provides services for children and adults with disabilities and other special needs
Easter Seals Rio Grande Valley
Phone: (800) 728-5491
Easter Seals RGV's mission is to enable children and adults with disabilities to reach their highest level of independence where they live, learn, work and play.
EasyLiving Home of Texas
EasyLiving Homecm is the nation's first voluntary certification program that specifies criteria in everyday construction to add convenience in your new home and to welcome all friends, family and visitors regardless of age, size or physical ability.
Phone: (512) 448-1540
Imagine Art is an Interfaith non-denominational Christian led organization, serving the spiritual and practical needs of a unique population - artists with disabilities.
Phone: (210) 495-5888
Morgan's Wonderland is located in San Antonio and is the World's First Ultra Accessible Family Fun Park! This 25-acre park is an oasis of fun dedicated to special needs individuals, their families, caregivers & friends.
Neuro Fitness Foundation (NFF)
1361 W Euless Blvd., Euless, Texas, 76040
Phone: (817) 571-1323
The Neuro Fitness Foundation (NFF) programs are FREE of charge and designed to benefit individuals paralyzed due to spinal cord injury, Multiple Sclerosis, stroke, polio, head injury, Guilliean Barre Syndrome, Cerebal Palsy, Spina Bifida, Spinal Stenosis and many other neurological challenges. NFF is the first and only organization of its kind in the Dallas/Fort Worth area to offer these services.
Partners Resource Network (PRN)
Phone: (800) 866-4726
Their mission is to empower parents of children and youth with disabilities in their roles as parents, decision makers, and advocates for their children and to promote partnerships among parents and professionals.
Texas Adaptive Aquatics
Phone: (281) 324-4653
TEXAS ADAPTIVE AQUATICS (T.A.A.) features an outstanding adaptive water skiing program that allows people with physical and/or intellectual disabilities the opportunity to discover the thrill and excitement of water skiing, sailing, and kayaking.
Texas AgrAbility Project
Phone: (866) 601-6444
Staff members provide technical assistance, make referrals and arrange for on-site visits. The goal is to help disabled farmers and ranchers continue to be productive in their agricultural operations.
Texas Hearing and Service Dogs
Phone: (512) 891-9090
THSD is a non-profit organization that trains Service Dogs and Hearing Dogs to assist people with disabilities.
Texas Lions Camp
Phone: (830) 896-8500
Texas Lions Camp is a residential camping facility for children with physical disabilities, type 1 diabetes and cancer. The Camp is located on over 500 acres in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, and is designed to introduce the "Can Do" philosophy to children dealing with special medical conditions.
Texas Parent to Parent
Toll free: 866-896-6001
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. In addition, TxP2P educates professionals about the unique needs of our children with the goal of improving care and opportunities for our children. Lastly, TxP2P is dedicated to championing the efforts of a diverse set of parent support groups and advocacy on behalf of our children's well-being.
Texas Technology Access Project
Phone: (800) 828-7839
Mission is to increase access for people with disabilities to assistive technology that provides them more control over their immediate environments and an enhanced ability to function independently.
VSA arts of Texas
Phone: (512) 454-9912
VSA arts of Texas serves as an international model in which people with disabilities have complete access to cultural, artistic, and educational venues, programs and employment. We promote the creative power in people with disabilities by working with artists, patrons, and community members to facilitate full access to the cultural and educational arts.
Wheelchair Success Foundation Scholarships
Phone : (361) 882-9745
Purpose: To provide an opportunity for people permanently confined to a wheelchair to attend college or technical school. Applicants must be graduates or GED certificate holders who attended a Coastal Bend high school; permanently confined to a wheelchair; must maintain nine credit hours per semester with GPA of 2.5 while attending an accredited university, college or technical school.