Looking for local support and resources for autism, ADD, and other special needs? Hopefully this post will be a good starting point for you. Please share other resources via a comment, and don’t forget the annual Autism Speaks walk is at Southfork Ranch on Saturday, October 9, 2016.

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Groups

National Autism Association of North Texas
NAA-NT provides monthly speakers on latest therapies and biomedical treatments for autism, parent networking and support groups.

Hunter’s Autism Specials
A family organizing special events for families with autistic kids.

A.S.D. Moms of DFW
A Facebook group for Mothers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Plano Moms of ADHD/Special Needs Kids
A Facebook group for Plano moms of children with ADHD or other special needs

Dominique Cares
A family with a daughter, Dominique, diagnosed with autism and mental retardation is working to connect families and provide support. Their annual Community Resource Fair is Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 10am-1pm at the Hope Center.

Schools/Care Centers

My Possibilities
A full day continued learning program for adults with disabilities in North Texas.

Friday NITE Friends
A respite care program in Plano serving medically fragile and special needs children and their families. A ministry of Custer Road United Methodist Church.

Focus on the Future Training Center
A private school in Plano for students (ages 3 to grade 12) with autism and other developmental disorders.

Bridge Builder Academy
A K-12 private school in Richardson working successfully with ADD, ADHD, autism, aspergers, anxiety, auditory processing disorder, dyslexia dysgraphia dyscalculia, dyspraxia, gifted & talented, language processing dsorder, memory struggles, TBI and many others.

Chase’s Place
A non-profit school in Richardson serving students with moderate to severe developmental disabilities including mental retardation, Autism, traumatic brain injuries and neurological disorders.

Great Lakes Academy
A non-profit private school in Plano that offers K-12th grade students with average to above-average intelligence, diagnosed with various learning differences, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADD or AD/HD a positive school experience.

St. Timothy Christian Academy
A K-12 private school in Plano working with children with learning differences in a redemptive Christian environment.

Therapy

Wayman Learning Center
Offering  comprehensive services, across settings, to address behavioral needs of children with autism, developmental delays and other disabilities by implementing procedures derived from the field of Applied Behavior Analysis(ABA). Plano

ABA of North Texas
Providing services to children and young adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities. In Plano & McKinney

The Behavior Exchange
Social skills groups, summer camps, parent training, school advocacy, ABA therapy and more. Plano

Frisco Listening and Learning Center
ABA therapy, tutoring, school shadowing, social skills groups and more. Plano

Help Hope Solutions
ABA therapy in Plano and North McKinney for individuals diagnosed with autism, ADHD, and other developmental delays.

Churches