• Secondary Transition Process   www.transitionintexas.org
    The purpose of this website is to provide viewers with knowledge of the secondary transition process to facilitate student progress toward attainment of their postsecondary goals. On this site you will find resources for students, parents, educators and agency resources.

    Texas Project FIRST   http://www.texasprojectfirst.org/
    Created by parents, for parents...this web site is a project of the Texas Education Agency and is committed to providing accurate and consistent information to parents & families of students with disabilities. If you are seeking information and resources specific to students with disabilities and their families, then the Texas Project FIRST web site is a practical place to start.

    The Arc of Greater Houston   http://aogh.org/
    The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.The Arc offers a variety of programs throughout the year that assist individuals with special needs, their families and professionals in the community.

    Texas Parent to Parent  http://www.txp2p.org/parents/pathway.html
    Texas Parent to Parent provides a variety of resources, education and training to parents, family members, professionals, and others who share an interest in improving lives of children with a disability, chronic illness, or special health care need. To receive a quarterly newsletter, annual conference registration packet, program information and resources, we complete a quick online registration form.

    Harris Center   http://mhmraharris.org
    Harris Center provides care and support through three service divisions: Mental Health, Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, and Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Programs.

    HCS   www.dads.state.tx.us/providers/HCS/index.cfm
    The Home and Community-based Services (HCS) program provides individualized services and supports to people with intellectual disabilities who are living with their families, in their own homes or in other community settings, such as small group homes where no more than four people live. Note:This service may not be available right away. Your name may be placed on an interest list. You will be contacted when services are available. Call 713-970-7799 to place your name on the interest list.

    CLASS http://www.dads.state.tx.us/providers/CLASS/index.cfm
    The Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS) program provides home and community-based services to people with related conditions as a cost-effective alternative to an intermediate care facility for individuals with an intellectual disability or related conditions (ICF/IID). Note:This service may not be available right away. Your name may be placed on an interest list. You will be contacted when services are available. Call 877-438-5638 to place your name on the interest list.

    SSI  http://www.ssa.gov/pgm/ssi.htm  
    The Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program pays benefits to disabled adults and childrenwho have limited income and resources.

    Transitioning to college for students with disabilities http://winahead.wordpress.com 

    Department of Rehabilitative Services (DARS)  http://www.dars.state.tx.us
    As of September 1, 2016 the Department of Rehabilitative Services (DARS) now falls under Texas Workforce Commission.

    Texas Workforce Solutions http://www.twc.state.tx.us/
    TWC Rehabilitation Link https://www.twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/vocational-rehabilitation-adults#applyForServices