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The ADA National Network provides information, guidance and training on how to implement the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in order to support the mission of the ADA to “assure equality of opportunity, full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency for individuals with disabilities.”

Funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), the network consists of 10 Regional ADA Centers located throughout the United States and an ADA Knowledge Translation Center (ADAKTC). 

Each Regional ADA Center focuses on its region’s unique needs. This regional focus is critical to ensuring that ADA National Network services meet the needs of a diversity of populations and stakeholders throughout the country.

Click here for more information.

Updated within the last 2 months.

The ADA National Network provides information, guidance and training on how to implement the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in order to support the mission of the ADA to “assure equality of opportunity, full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency for individuals with disabilities.”

Funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), the network consists of 10 Regional ADA Centers located throughout the United States and an ADA Knowledge Translation Center (ADAKTC). 

Each Regional ADA Center focuses on its region’s unique needs. This regional focus is critical to ensuring that ADA National Network services meet the needs of a diversity of populations and stakeholders throughout the country.

Click here for more information.

Updated within the last 2 months.

We have served over 12,500 veterans, and have redirected over 10 Million dollars a month from the VA back to our clients. We are a professional firm with a team of Dedicated Claim Managers that are here for you and will assist and guide you through all Compensation & Pension Evaluations. We have streamlined the VA System, for the benefit of our clients. We process all paperwork to include all statements required after filing. We are proactive in our communication with our clients, keeping them properly informed of their claims. Our Claim Managers have private Numbers that our clients receive, to have someone on standby for any questions, paperwork, or venting that may arise.

Updated within the last 2 months.

Alamo Psychiatric Care PA is a medical group practice that specializes in Psychiatric Services for the treatment of:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder

Ages 21+.

In-person or Telehealth visits are available.

Please verify insurance information directly with your doctor's office as it may change frequently.

  • Private Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed
Dr Damaso Oliva, MD
Updated within the last 4 months.

Our Neurosciences Center at CHRISTUS Children's is critical in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating various neurological conditions. Patients ranging from newborns to teens can benefit from the technology and professional skill set available.

Click here to learn more about program.

Open 24 hours
Updated within the last 3 months.

If your child needs a diagnosis of Autism or needs a diagnosis verified, we offer a multidisciplinary autism evaluation which is a four to eight-hour, full evaluation. This consists of evaluations by neurodevelopmental pediatrics, neuropsychology, audiology, social work, speech/language pathology, and occupational therapy.

Location: The Children's Hospital of San Antonio (Christus Hospital)

To schedule an evaluation, please ask your child’s primary physician to fax a referral to 210.704.4637 with attention to Autism Clinic: Needs Formal Diagnosis.

*Open 24 hours
Updated within the last 3 months.

We provide diagnostic psychiatric evaluations for:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • PTSD

Ages 8+.

Insurance Accepted:

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Aetna
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
Hours
Monday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: CLOSED
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Enrique Garza-Trevino, MD
Updated within the last 1 month.

Any Baby Can of San Antonio has a program designed specifically for families who have a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. The program includes parent education and support and many programs for families such as parent training, and education groups among many others.

The child must reside in either Bexar, Atascosa, Bandera, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Medina, Real, Uvalde or Wilson County.

Click here to learn more about our autistic services.

Free

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Tyler Ferguson
(210) 227-0170
Melanie Rios
(210) 227-0170
Updated within the last 2 months.

We provide advocacy services for children with learning differences and supervisions for family law matters.

Our services include:

  • Initial consultation (1 hour)
  • Consultative services (45 minutes)
  • ARD (3 hours)
  • Mediation (10 hours)
  • 504 meeting (2 hours)
  • Resolution session (4 hours)
  • Supervision (4 hours)
  • Other services (2 hours)

Contact for fee schedule

Hours
Monday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Kassandra Levay Send email
(210) 379-8692
Updated within the last 2 months.

Like other children’s foster shelters, Respite Care of San Antonio's Residential Children's Homes operate 24/7/365 to provide protection and urgent essential needs (shelter, food, clothing, transportation, and care) to children in crisis removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect.

Unlike other shelters, our program is dedicated to serving children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and complex medical conditions. This vulnerable population needs extra resources to overcome the consequences of medical neglect and inadequate care.

Click here to learn more information.

Hours
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Storm Rivas
(210) 737-1212 x: 2024
Updated within the last 2 months.

At Respite Care of San Antonio (RCSA), we are parents, caregivers, teachers, and advocates, who understand the struggle of finding affordable, quality childcare when school is out for spring break, the summer, and around the holidays. This is why RCSA is committed to offering childcare services for children with complex medical conditions and/or disabilities throughout the year during San Antonio Independent School District's spring, summer, fall, and winter breaks. At these camps, children enjoy creating art projects, developmentally stimulating activities, and plenty of outdoor playtime led by tenured staff members.

Click here for more information.

Respite Care's (RCSA) Camp Programs are available to children three years old through their 13th birthday who have a qualifying disability and their non-disabled siblings. You can find our camps at RCSA's H-E-B House on Craig Street in the historic community of Monte Vista.

RCSA's Camps cost $201.15 per week per child. This fee may be covered for families who qualify for Child Care Subsidy or Child Care Aware.

Programs are offered Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., excluding federal holidays.
Updated within the last 2 months.

Are you looking for a school that will be the right fit for your child? That might be a charter school. They are tuition-free public schools funded by the state and are open to all students. Most of the charter schools in our area are open enrollment public charter schools; authorized by the Texas Education Agency and are not part of any traditional public school district. 

However, some charter schools, known as in-district charter schools, are part of a traditional public school district. The state gives charter schools greater autonomy so they offer students something different—a unique learning model, or strategies to meet the needs of underserved students. Charter schools welcome students with special needs and English language learners.

Texas Resources

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Updated within the last 1 month.

Available to students attending high school in the state of Texas, Believe It Foundation provides eligible high school seniors or college undergrads a $2500 scholarship to attend the accredited college or university of their choice. 

Click here for all application information.

To qualify for the Believe It Foundation Scholarship, applicants:

  • Must have a significant physical challenge and may or may not use a wheelchair for mobility. The physical challenge must affect activities of daily living.
  •  Must have at least a 3.0 GPA either as a graduating high school senior or in their college coursework.
  • Must show financial need
  •  Must be applying to, or currently attending, an accredited four or two year college within the United States.
  •  Must be a legal resident of the United States.
  •  Must submit an application with all required attachments by March 23, 2022. 
Updated within the last year

The Service & Leadership Program (SLP) identifies opportunities and provides training for both individuals living with and without disabilities who are interested in advocating and serving the San Antonio community by engaging in volunteerism, service on nonprofit boards, and participation in strategic conversations about the future the San Antonio community.  While there are other opportunities for people with disabilities to learn to advocate for themselves, this program specifically works on providing the tools, resources, and connections for both individuals living with and without disabilities to advocate for the disability community as a whole.

Click here to fill out contact information.

Updated within the last 2 months.

disABILITYsa Creative Services offers marketing design, layout and printing services for nonprofit organizations serving children and adults living with a disability in the San Antonio community. By doing so, we are able to help fulfill the mission of disABILITYsa to strengthen the nonprofit organizations that serve individuals living with a disability in San Antonio by moving funding out of their marketing budgets and back into programming and direct services.

Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Melanie Cawthon Send email
(210) 704-7262
Updated within the last 2 months.

The Food for Thought educational series offers nonprofit leaders serving within disability service organizations the opportunity for low-cost education on topics within the realms of planning, HR, finance, fundraising, marketing, story-telling, management principles, and more. Serving up a little food for thought along with some tasty morsels, we bring these educational tidbits to community leaders over lunch. This is a valuable opportunity for nonprofit leadership to learn, network, and discover.

Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Melanie Cawthon Send email
(210) 704-7262
Updated within the last 2 months.

The Home & Community-Based Services that ResCare offers are focused on helping individuals stay in their homes rather than moving to a Group Home or Large ICF for care. We meet the needs of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) by offering medical and daily living support wherever they choose.

Individuals seeking Home and Community-Based Services can choose which services they need that best fit their unique abilities.

These services can include:

  • skilled nursing care
  • therapies
  • personal care
  • respite care
  • mental health services 
  • much more

Medicaid Waiver Programs, Private Pay

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 1 month.

Our nutrition program resources provide information on nutrition programs and resources available to individuals with autism and their families. These resources can help families find support for food chaining, special dietary needs, and access to healthy food options.

Updated within the last 3 months.

The Archdiocese of San Antonio aims to further the spiritual, intellectual, moral, and physical development of every member of the Body of Christ.

The Archdiocese reaches out to the disabled so that they can fully participate in the life of the parish, in worship services, recreational events and other activities. The Archdiocesan Ministry for Persons with Disabilities serves as an educational/informational resource to develop and advocate for the most vulnerable in our communities.

Contact your neighborhood parish to learn more about the services and ministries they offer for those that are disabled. Click here to find a parish near you.

Joan Martinez Send email
(210) 734-2620
Updated within the last 2 months.

The Research Grant Program was created in 2022 by the United Cerebral Palsy Research Committee (URC).  This program awards grants that advance clinical and translational research and focus on knowledge translation to advance the state of the science, bridging the gap between research and care to transform the lives of children with cerebral palsy and related neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Click here for more information.

Updated within the last 1 month.

Behavioral Innovations offers personalized ABA services and autism diagnostic assessment services for children with autism.

Our centers offer evidence-based interventions and are staffed by experienced professionals committed to helping your child reach their fullest potential.

If you have been looking for a nearby school for autism, take the first step towards a brighter future for your child and contact us today.

Click here to learn more.

Click here to schedule an evaluation.

At Behavioral Innovations, we accept most major insurance plans. Our experienced insurance specialists can assist you through this complex insurance journey. Click here for the list of insurances we accept.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 4 months.

Members learn how to manage and better advocate for their friends or family members and to care for themselves. Information about local services is also provided. Topics discussed are related to adult services as well as support for children whose families may be struggling.

No pre-registration is necessary and there is no cost to attend.

Click here for more program information.

Third Thursday of the Month: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Room W105
Ed and Jackie Dickey Send email
(210) 826-3215
Updated within the last 4 months.

We offer the following services:

  • Kym's Kupboard: providing food for families in crisis. The pantry is available to seniors once a week and families twice a month. We also offer snack bags to children on seasonal breaks from school.
  • Lillie's Legacy: clothing and accessories are available for the whole family. Services are available once a month to families.
  • Jovonies' Hugs: clothing, diapers, wipes, formula, and baby furnishings for infants, toddlers, and preschool-age children. Parents can receive supplies twice a month and diapers once a month.
  • Empowerment Services: support, counseling, and resources to women and children who have experienced trauma through domestic violence, abuse, and bullying. Self-defense classes are offered through Ohana Academy. Providing advocacy to special needs children and adults.
  • Senior Services: Delivered supplies to selected senior living facilities monthly. Providing resources and supplies to seniors weekly at the center.
Hours
Monday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Referrals, appointments, and walk-ins are welcome.
Sophia Peralez Send email
(210) 265-5845
Updated within the last 5 months.

This is a Medicaid waiver program offered by DSSW. 

Services under this program include:

  • Personal Care Assistants
  • Respite Care
  • Nursing Services
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Specialized Therapies
  • Purchase of Adaptive Aids
  • Minor Home Modifications
  • Supported Employment
  • Day Programming
  • Habilitation Training
  • Vocational Services
  • Pre-vocational Services
  • Supervision, Shared Living
  • Dietary
  • Social Work
  • Psychological Services
  • Audiology
Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 3 months.

Our agency helps ensure that people with disabilities have full access to private businesses and to government facilities, programs and services. This work includes legal advocacy to remove architectural and technology barriers. It can also include ensuring that necessary aids and services are provided for people with communication disabilities, such as sign language interpreters for people with deafness and Braille text for people with visual impairments.

If you are experiencing access issues because of your disability, please see our How to Apply for Services page for more information.

Click here for more information.

Updated within the last 1 month.

We advocate for the full inclusion of people with disabilities by promoting comprehensive, quality community-based services as an alternative to institutionalization.

The resources on this page can help you learn about your rights and how to advocate for what you or your family needs.

If you need legal assistance because your right to live in the community is being violated, please see our How to Apply for Services page.

Click here for more information.

Updated within the last 1 month.

Winter weather in Texas can be severe, so it’s important to be prepared. Check out our How to Prepare for a Disaster video to learn what steps you can take to be ready and stay safe.

Disability Rights Texas works to help Texans with disabilities prepare for, and recover from, disasters and emergencies.

Click here to read all of our resources on Disaster Preparedness and Recovery.

Updated within the last 5 months.

Our Education Team works to improve educational opportunities for students with disabilities in grades K-12 by ensuring they receive instruction in classrooms alongside students without disabilities, have access to assistive technology, are not disciplined, restrained, or secluded because of a disability, and obtain transition services needed to prepare for life after school.

Related resource pages:

See our How to Apply for Services page if you need legal assistance related to your child’s education needs.

Click here to learn more information.

Updated within the last 1 month.

We protect the rights of people with disabilities in a range of work environments. These efforts include things like:

  • Helping people get services from the state vocational rehabilitation (VR) program through our Client Assistance Program (CAP)
  • Assisting people with the Social Security Administration’s “Ticket to Work” program
  • Ensuring employers do not discriminate because of a person’s disability

If you are unable to get the accommodations you need at work, or you believe you are experiencing discrimination at work because of your disability, read about how to apply for our services.

Click here to learn more information.

Updated within the last 1 month.

Our agency champions healthcare access for all individuals with disabilities. We believe that people with disabilities should have access to healthcare coverage and services that meet their unique needs and that all services should be readily available, affordable, accessible, and accountable.

To achieve these goals, Disability Rights Texas’s efforts include individual casework, training programs, and advocacy for public policies that support access to quality healthcare and services for individuals with disabilities.

For information related to this topic that is provided in American Sign Language (ASL), visit our Healthcare Videos on ASL Page.

ECI resources: For information about services for children with delays or disabilities who are 0-3 years old, please see our Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Resource page.

Click here to access all of our healthcare resources, educational, and advocacy information.

Patty Anderson
Mary Faithfull
Updated within the last 5 months.

Every individual is guaranteed certain rights under the U.S. and Texas Constitutions and other laws which includes:

  • The right to reasonably safe conditions of confinement, including access to adequate medical care and rehabilitation services
  • The right to refuse medication and unwanted medical treatment
  • The right to live in the most integrated setting

If you are in a psychiatric hospital, state supported living center, or a jail, and feel like your rights are being violated, or if you have questions or concerns about the mental health services you are receiving, please call our intake line at 1-800-252-9108 between 9 am and 4 pm Monday through Friday. After selecting English or Spanish, please select 1.

DOJ Texas SSLC Monitoring Reports Archive

Updated within the last 1 month.

Our agency helps ensure that all public and private transportation providers, such as bus companies, trains, airlines, taxis and shuttles, follow the law in making their services accessible to persons with disabilities.

If you believe you are experiencing discrimination in transportation related to your disability, visit our How to Apply for Services page.

Click here for more information.

Updated within the last 1 month.