Family Resources

We are dedicated to providing parents with a wide range of resources to help you care for your child and connect with others who have similar challenges. Help us expand our resource list by sending us your favorite organizations, blogs, Facebook groups, and more to info@acrosshealthhc.com or posting on our Facebook page.

Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas

Facebook: Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas

website: www.downsyndromedallas.org

 

Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas

Facebook: Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas

website: www.dspnt.org

 

Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network

Facebook: Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network
website: www.dsdiagnosisnetwork.org

Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas

Facebook: Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas

website: www.downsyndromedallas.org

 

Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas

Facebook: Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas

website: www.dspnt.org

 

Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network

Facebook: Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network
website: www.dsdiagnosisnetwork.org

Allergic Child

website: allergicchild.com
email: Nicole@allergicchild.com

Family support, resources, newsletter

 

Allergy Moms

website: www.allergymoms.com
email: gclowe@allergymom.com

Support for caregiver, e-newsletter

 

FAAN Teen

website: www.faanteen.org

Support, educations, tips

 

Fan Kids

website: www.fankids.org

Games, activities, contests

 

Food Allergy Project

website: www.FoodAllergyProject.org
email: foodallergyInfo@FoodAllergyProject.org

 

Lone Star Celiac Sprue Support Group #51

(214) 274-6094
website: www.dfwceliac.org
email: president@dfwceliac.org

 

Raising Our Celiac Kids (R.O.C.K.) Dallas Area Chapter

1821 Spinnaker Way Dr
Wylie Tx 75098-7855
(972) 489-9915
website: www.dallasrock.org

 

Texas Parent to Parent

Provides parent-to-parent support, resource referral, and education for parents of children with disabilities and professionals who serve special needs children
website: https://www.txp2p.org/resources/resources

2-1-1 Texas
EMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION

Special Needs-Transportation Registry – Call 211
website: www.211texas.org/211/

 

Texas Division of Emergency Management

Location: Texas Department of Public Safety
5805 North Lamar Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78752-4422
Mail: P O Box 4087
Austin, Texas 78773-0001
website: www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem

 

Texas Evacuation Routes

website: www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/hurricane.htm

 

Ready.gov

website: http://www.ready.gov/

 

FEMA

1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
website: http://www.fema.gov

 

American Red Cross

Service Areas/Offices:
website: http://www.redcross.org/local/northtexas/locations

 

Safe & Well

website: https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/

Children’s Health-Dental Clinic

214-456-8800
accepts ages 0-21
Special needs children: ages 0-20
website: childrens.com

 

Dental products for special needs children and adults

website: https://specializedcare.com/

 

Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies

The majority of children get things supplied through insurance, some items are not covered or not enough supply is provided.The Parker Lee Project can help fill that gap

website: http://www.theparkerleeproject.org/supplies.html

 

Children’s Disability List of Support Groups and Listservs ©

Directory of internet support groups for families of children with disabilities and special needs
website: http://www.childrensdisabilities.info/speclists.html

ADD ADHD Support Group

email: ADD-ADHD-Parents@yahoogroups.com

 

ADD Association

8200 Walnut Hills
Dallas Tx 75253
(972) 458-9226
website: www.adda-sr.org
email: oflanigan@adda-sr.org

 

The Dallas support group meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Presbyterian Medical Center in the Southeast Conference room.

 

ADD Association: North Dallas, Richardson Chapter

4502 River Oaks Parkway
Garland Tx
(972) 467-9299

 

The North Dallas support group meets the first Tuesday of each month from 7:00 – 8:30 pm (except December, January and July) at the Richardson Baptist Church, 160 Buckingham Road in Richardson.

 

ADD/LD Parent Support Group of Collin County

601 Greenville Ave (First United MethodistChurch of Allen)
email: sscaroline@aol.com

 

Our purpose is to support and nurture parents of children who learn differently by empowering parents through information to be proactive in advocating for their children. Community speakers, videos, and sharing information help our parents stay informed.

 

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)

115 Executive Way, Suite 209
Desoto Tx 75115
(972) 283-7900
email: southdallaschadd@sbcglobal.net

 

Meetings held the third Monday of each month from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.

A Hand to Hold

(855) 424-6428 Ext.3
website: www.handtohold.org

 

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

(800) 422-4453
website: http://www.childhelp.org

 

Children with AIDS Project of America

(800) 866-2437
website: www.aidskids.org

 

Connections -Special Needs Kids Directory

(888) 596-6366
website: www.specialneedskidsdirectory.com

 

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI)

(800) 628-5115
website: www.dars.state.tx.us/ecis/index.shtml#eci

 

Family Voices

(800) 835-5669
website: www.familyvoices.org

 

Housing Services

(214) 828-4244

 

La Leche League

(800) 525-3243
website: www.llli.org

 

Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

(800) 722-9474
website: www.wish.org

 

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

(914) 997-4488
website: www.marchofdimes.com

 

Medical Transportation Program

(877) 633-8747
website: www.texashealthsteps.com

 

Texas Health Steps

(877) 847-8377
website: www.dshs.state.tx.us/thsteps/default.shtm

 

Traditional Medicaid

(800) 925-9126
website: www.tmhp.com

We are dedicated to providing parents with a wide range of resources to help you care for your child and connect with others who have similar challenges. Help us expand our resource list by sending us your favorite organizations, blogs, Facebook groups, and more to info@acrosshealthhc.com or posting on our Facebook page.

Facebook Support Groups

Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas

Facebook: Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas

website: www.downsyndromedallas.org

 

Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas

Facebook: Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas

website: www.dspnt.org

 

Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network

Facebook: Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network
website: www.dsdiagnosisnetwork.org

Online Community Support Groups

Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas

Facebook: Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas

website: www.downsyndromedallas.org

 

Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas

Facebook: Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas

website: www.dspnt.org

 

Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network

Facebook: Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network
website: www.dsdiagnosisnetwork.org

Allergic Child

website: allergicchild.com
email: Nicole@allergicchild.com

Family support, resources, newsletter

 

Allergy Moms

website: www.allergymoms.com
email: gclowe@allergymom.com

Support for caregiver, e-newsletter

 

FAAN Teen

website: www.faanteen.org

Support, educations, tips

 

Fan Kids

website: www.fankids.org

Games, activities, contests

 

Food Allergy Project

website: www.FoodAllergyProject.org
email: foodallergyInfo@FoodAllergyProject.org

 

Lone Star Celiac Sprue Support Group #51

(214) 274-6094
website: www.dfwceliac.org
email: president@dfwceliac.org

 

Raising Our Celiac Kids (R.O.C.K.) Dallas Area Chapter

1821 Spinnaker Way Dr
Wylie Tx 75098-7855
(972) 489-9915
website: www.dallasrock.org

 

Texas Parent to Parent

Provides parent-to-parent support, resource referral, and education for parents of children with disabilities and professionals who serve special needs children
website: https://www.txp2p.org/resources/resources

Safety & Emergency Preparedness

2-1-1 Texas
EMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION

Special Needs-Transportation Registry – Call 211
website: www.211texas.org/211/

 

Texas Division of Emergency Management

Location: Texas Department of Public Safety
5805 North Lamar Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78752-4422
Mail: P O Box 4087
Austin, Texas 78773-0001
website: www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem

 

Texas Evacuation Routes

website: www.txdps.state.tx.us/dem/hurricane.htm

 

Ready.gov

website: http://www.ready.gov/

 

FEMA

1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
website: http://www.fema.gov

 

American Red Cross

Service Areas/Offices:
website: http://www.redcross.org/local/northtexas/locations

 

Safe & Well

website: https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/

Additional Resources

Children’s Health-Dental Clinic

214-456-8800
accepts ages 0-21
website: childrens.com

 

Dental products for special needs children and adults

website: https://specializedcare.com/

 

Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies

The majority of children get things supplied through insurance, some items are not covered or not enough supply is provided.The Parker Lee Project can help fill that gap

website: http://www.theparkerleeproject.org/supplies.html

 

Children’s Disability List of Support Groups and Listservs ©

Directory of internet support groups for families of children with disabilities and special needs
website: http://www.childrensdisabilities.info/speclists.html

ADD ADHD Support Group

email: ADD-ADHD-Parents@yahoogroups.com

 

ADD Association

8200 Walnut Hills
Dallas Tx 75253
(972) 458-9226
website: www.adda-sr.org
email: oflanigan@adda-sr.org

 

The Dallas support group meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Presbyterian Medical Center in the Southeast Conference room.

 

ADD Association: North Dallas, Richardson Chapter

4502 River Oaks Parkway
Garland Tx
(972) 467-9299

 

The North Dallas support group meets the first Tuesday of each month from 7:00 – 8:30 pm (except December, January and July) at the Richardson Baptist Church, 160 Buckingham Road in Richardson.

 

ADD/LD Parent Support Group of Collin County

601 Greenville Ave (First United MethodistChurch of Allen)
email: sscaroline@aol.com

 

Our purpose is to support and nurture parents of children who learn differently by empowering parents through information to be proactive in advocating for their children. Community speakers, videos, and sharing information help our parents stay informed.

 

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)

115 Executive Way, Suite 209
Desoto Tx 75115
(972) 283-7900
email: southdallaschadd@sbcglobal.net

 

Meetings held the third Monday of each month from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.

A Hand to Hold

(855) 424-6428 Ext.3
website: www.handtohold.org

 

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

(800) 422-4453
website: http://www.childhelp.org

 

Children with AIDS Project of America

(800) 866-2437
website: www.aidskids.org

 

Connections -Special Needs Kids Directory

(888) 596-6366
website: www.specialneedskidsdirectory.com

 

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI)

(800) 628-5115
website: www.dars.state.tx.us/ecis/index.shtml#eci

 

Family Voices

(800) 835-5669
website: www.familyvoices.org

 

Housing Services

(214) 828-4244

 

La Leche League

(800) 525-3243
website: www.llli.org

 

Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

(800) 722-9474
website: www.wish.org

 

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

(914) 997-4488
website: www.marchofdimes.com

 

Medical Transportation Program

(877) 633-8747
website: www.texashealthsteps.com

 

Texas Health Steps

(877) 847-8377
website: www.dshs.state.tx.us/thsteps/default.shtm

 

Traditional Medicaid

(800) 925-9126
website: www.tmhp.com