Note: Services listed below are listed in no particular order.
Central Texas Resource Guides--Special Needs and Autism
Autism Society resource guide to Austin, Texas, resources.
http://www.dellchildrens.net/services_and_programs/palliative_care/complex_chronic_illness_parent_advisory_group_/AARG%20PRINTER.pdf Dell Children's Austin, TX resource guide.
http://www.easterseals.com/centraltx/explore-resources/resources.html --Easter Seals Central Texas downloadable resource guide and links.
http://www.txp2p.org/resources/ --Texas Parent 2 Parent searchable resource directory
http://www.hotautismnetwork.org/Links.html --Heart of Texas Autism Network resource links, including links in Spanish.
http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/65982.pdf--Baylor University resource guide.
http://www.rmhc-austin.org/document.doc?id=45 --Ronald McDonald House Special Needs Resource Guide--Austin, TX
http://www.anybabycan.org/programs-services/community-resources --Any Baby Can resource links. Austin, TX.
http://www.canatx.org/CAN-Initiatives/ccdi/TravisCoDisabilityResourceGuide.pdf --Travis County Disability Resource Guide
http://www.autismspeaks.org/resource-guide/by-state/91/Local%20Autism%20Organizations/TX --autism resources in or near Austin, TX; list compiled by Autism Speaks.
http://www.austingoodwill.org/wds/schooltowork.html --Goodwill's local school to work program for youths with disabilities aged 12-17.
http://ccctx.org/programs/ --Contact Catholic Charities of Central Texas for emergency financial assistance and referrals.
Texas Resource Guides (May be searchable by city or zip code.)
https://www.211texas.org/cms/ --United Way database of Texas services. Enter zip code to search for local services.
http://www.dars.state.tx.us/tarrc/resources/index.html Texas Autism Research and Resource Center links for government programs, charitable organizations, and other resources in Texas. State agency website.
http://www.dars.state.tx.us/ --Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services homepage. ECI and Children's Autism program are within this agency.
http://www.dads.state.tx.us/ --Department of Aging and Disability Services homepage. Medicaid waiver programs and other adult services included here.
http://disabilityresources.tamu.edu/ --searchable disability and community resources guide for Texas put together by Texas A&M University. Published 2009.
http://apps.militaryonesource.mil/MOS/f?p=EFMP_DIRECTORY:HOME:0::::EKMT:220.127.116.11.0.0.0.0.0 --resource guide for military families, Texas. Military One Source.
http://www.txautism.net/target-texas-autism-resource-guide-for-effective-teaching --resource guide for Texas Teachers. TARGET--Texas Autism Resource Guide for Effective Teaching.
http://learningdisabilities.about.com/od/tz/tp/Texas_developmental_disability.htm --links to some Texas disability services. About.com.
Houston and San Antonio Resource Guides
http://www.houstonfamilymagazine.com/2012/09/01/houston-area-special-needs-resource-guide/ --Houston area special needs resource guide. Houston Family Magazine.
http://www.projectdocchouston.org/resguide.pdf --special needs guide for Houston area, published by Texas Children's Hospital, last updated in 2007.
http://www.aogh.org/images/pdfntlnktobastemp/ResourceGuideSept2012RevisionReadyForWeb.pdf --Greater Houston Resource Guide from the Arc. Special needs all ages. Updated 2012.
http://arc-sa.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Community-Resource-DirectoryJANUARY-2012.pdf --San Antonio Resource Guide from the Arc. Special needs of all ages. Updated 2012.
http://www.anybabycansa.org/services/autism-services/resource-guide/ --Any Baby Can of San Antonio downloadable autism resources guide.
Services in the United States (Usually searchable by state.)
http://www.enterlinefoundation.org/links_by_state?gclid=CPO56dzh66wCFQKMtgod4xd0XA links by state to resources in the U. S. from Enterline Foundation.
http://www.autismspeaks.org/community/fsdb/search.php Autism Speaks resource guide searchable by state.
http://www.autism-society.org/ Autism Society national website. Parent support and information.
http://www.autismsource.org/ database of U.S. autism resources; from the Autism Society of America.
http://www.easterseals.com/explore-resources/ --Easter Seals resource guide.
http://autismnow.org/ --national autism resource and information center; includes free webinars and a lot of information about adult issues. From the Arc.
http://www.hollyrod.org/resources/ links provided by organization founded by Holly Robinson Peete, actress and autism advocate. Hollyrod Foundation.
http://www.child-autism-parent-cafe.com/autism-resources.html links to many autism resources. Parent Cafe.
http://www.child-autism-parent-cafe.com/autism-organizations.html autism organizations in the U. S. Parent Cafe.
http://www.ssa.gov/pubs/10026.html Social Security publication regarding benefits for disabled children and adults.
http://www.socialsecurity-disability.org/content/about-ssdi?gclid=CIi5waKog7ICFWd-TAodChgANg --Social Security Disability Information regarding adults that cannot work due to disabilities
http://www.snrproject.com/Resource/Links --Special Needs Resource Project; special sections for military and Native Americans.
http://www.militaryonesource.mil/efmp --resource guide for U.S. military families with special needs. Military One Source.
Worldwide and International Resources
http://www.autism.org.uk/directory.aspx links to resources in the U.K.
http://www.myaspergerschild.com/ --Aspergers support group and research guide. World wide.
http://www.autism-india.org/worldorgs.html lists resources around the world.
http://www.autismsocietycanada.ca/index.php?option=com_sobi2&Itemid=12&lang=en resources in Canada.