.Down Syndrome Association of Houston (DSAH)
DSAH's mission is to build a brighter future for children and adults with Down syndrome. The organization services members in Houston and all surrounding communities. DSAH understands that people in each community need to have a way to reach out to others within their local area, for friendships, support, play dates, and to share information that is pertinent to that area.
Katy Community Group Committee
Spring Community Group Committee
Pearland Community Group Committee
The Woodlands Community Group Committee
Baytown Community Group Committee
Greater Clear Lake Families Exploring Down Syndrome (GCLFEDS)
GCLFEDS' mission is to provide support and resources to individuals with Down syndrome and their families and to promote awareness, understanding and inclusion in their communities.
Father’s Joy is a non-profit Christian organization whose mission is to minister and provide support and information to families of children with disabilities.
National Association for Down Syndrome
Contains a great resource page with many useful links
National Down Syndrome Society
This site is a comprehensive information source about Down syndrome. They have a wonderful conference each year. The 2022 conference will be in New Orleans. Click here for more information.
Down Syndrome Research Foundation and Resource Center
This center is dedicated to improving life for people with Down syndrome through research, education and services.
Down Syndrome: Health Issues
A retail savings guide for people with disabilities.
Their primary mission is promoting sleep health awareness, and most recently, they’ve explored how people with mental and physical disabilities can get a better night’s rest. You can check out a few of our in-depth guides here:
Mattress and bedding accommodations for physical and mental disabilities
How autism impacts sleep timing and quality
Dealing with sleep disorders and Down syndrome
Books on disabilities for children and teens
National Down Syndrome Congress
The purpose of the Congress is to create a national climate in which all persons will recognize and embrace the value and dignity of persons with Down syndrome
National Association for the Education of Young Children
The Rise School is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Handwriting Without Tears
The easy-to-teach, easy-to-learn curriculum that makes handwriting mastery joyful for students and their teachers
Family Education Network
Cerebral Palsy Guide
An organization that shares educational materials to families and individuals affected by Cerebral Palsy, including information about different therapies and financial resources
Cerebral Palsy Guidance
Cerebral Palsy Guidance was created to provide answers and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy. Our goal is to reach as many members of the cerebral palsy community as possible, building up a network of support, as well as providing necessary assistance.
Cerebral Palsy Group
Provides free educational information and support to those who have been affected by cerebral palsy.
Comprehensive self-regulation program that integrates social-emotional learning and discipline. Conscious Discipline is a longtime leader in the integration of classroom management with social-emotional learning, utilizing everyday events as the curriculum and addressing the adult's emotional intelligence as well as the child's. Conscious Discipline empowers adults to consciously respond to daily conflict, transforming it into an opportunity to teach critical life skills to children. Conscious Discipline is evidence-based and was named as a national model for character education by the Florida State Legislature.
Career Guide for People with disabilities
Provides help on seeking employment in various industries for people with disabilities.