harris county family law

   Legal Resources:

   Harris County Family Law Courts

Texas Family Code  

Texas Children’s Commission

For more information on  guardianships, see the handbook from Harris County at


State and Federal Resources:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

The U.S. Department of Education for IDEA 2004 IDEA.Ed.Gov

Americans with Disabilities Act

Handbook for Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) Medicaid Waiver Program – Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS)

CDC Site for Autism

Specific Special Needs links:
Legal Resources for Special Needs
Keeping Disabled Persons Safe While Remodeling
Creating a Home Where Your Disabled Child can Thrive
Teacher Resources for Special Needs
Disaster Preparedness for Special Needs
Home Accommodations for Special Needs
Disability Resources from the Department of Labor
Tips for Disabled Persons to Declutter and Organize their Home
Financial Planning for Special Needs

Local Resources:

For therapist placement, take a look at GinLeo Advanced Special Services, Inc.

Quality Physical Therapy for DMD families, look at T.E.A.M. Approach

For ABA therapy look at this ABA Clinic

For support for Parents of Children with Autism

For support for Parents of Children with Down Syndrome

For support for Parents of Children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

For advice on insurance and wealth planning

For a real estate professional Sheila Collins