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Special Needs Resources in Dallas-Fort Worth

From camps and schools to museums and medical centers, these local resources are ready to serve your child with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Ability Connection
8802 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75235
Camp Connections offers several programs for teens and preteens with special needs in Dallas County. We are funded by The Crystal Charity Ball to serve families from all socioeconomic backgrounds.

The Behavior Exchange
Prosper, Frisco and Plano
For over 20 years our trusted autism experts have been helping families reach their full meaningful potential through highly accredited, caring, and fun ABA therapy. We’re a family-owned and operated Behavioral Health Center of Excellence.

Daymark Living
818 Cantrell St.
Waxahachie, TX 75165
Special need residents living independently, together.

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
1600 Gendy St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Sensory friendly hours and exhibits, calming and parents room.

Formerly The Learning Center of North Texas
101 Summit Ave., Suite 612
Fort Worth, TX 76102
LinkED provides diagnostic neuroeducational assessments for children and adults to identify learning differences and disabilities, auditory and visual processing disorders, speech-language problems, autism, and attention problems that can impact a person’s capacity to learn.

Notre Dame School
2018 Allen St.
Dallas, TX 75204
Notre Dame School serves students with developmental disabilities ages 6 through 21. Students are grouped according to age and taught at their particular functioning level within their age group. Classrooms have 10 students, 2 teachers.

Pediatrics Plus
6025 Sports Village Rd.
Frisco, TX 75033
We empower children to conquer their world through our developmental preschool and therapy services. We offer occupational, physical, and speech therapy as well as applied behavior analysis (ABA). Serving children from birth to 21 years.

Sage Care Therapy
Sage Care provides in-home pediatric occupational therapy, speech therapy and physical therapy plus feeding therapy in the North Texas, DFW Metroplex surrounding areas. We serve infants, toddlers, children and young adults who have complex medical and developmental needs.

Special Strong
McKinney, Allen, Frisco, Richardson, Plano, Southlake, Colleyville, Keller, Grapevine
Special Strong provides adaptive private training and group classes for people with mental, physical, and cognitive challenges.

Visiting Nurse Association of Texas (VNA)
1420 W Mockingbird Ln., Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75247
VNA’s Children’s Haven is here to support patients and their families from prenatal care and support to 21 years of age, coordinating with your team of physicians as well as any other in-home care.

Wave Healthcare
1140h W. Pioneer Pkwy.
Arlington, TX 76013
Wave Healthcare believes that children with respiratory challenges deserve to thrive at home with their families. We provide extensive respiratory care management and home medical equipment and supplies for patients across the state of Texas.

For more special needs services, visit the DFWChild directory