Resources for Children with Developmental Delays and Disabilities in Texas

kid with womenIn the last year, 1 in 6 children were diagnosed with a developmental delay or disability. THERAPY 2000 believes that a strong support system for the families of children with developmental delays or disabilities is of utmost importance. Along with the proper therapy, there are a variety of resources available to help children reach their fullest potential. There’s help out there for your child – It just isn’t always easy to find. That is why THERAPY 2000 has put together a comprehensive list of service resources available to our Texas families with children with developmental delays or disabilities. We have created two resource lists. The first includes all Texas state benefits, including information on Medicaid.  The other is a comprehensive list of family support services with many disability specific options. Remember- you are your child’s best advocate and it is important to remain informed to make the best decisions for their needs. 

THERAPY 2000 provides occupational, physical, and speech therapy services to children (birth-21) with special needs, including disabilities, developmental delays and autism spectrum disorders. We provide individualized home care rehabilitation services to the children in Texas in the comfort of their home or daycare.  In addition we provide Medicaid case management to children and pregnant women who currently have or are at risk for a health condition. Case Management for Children and Pregnant women (CPW) provides cost-effective services to children (birth- 21) and their family; it also covers high-risk pregnant women of all ages. If you have questions about our services or the ones below you can call us at 877.688.2520 and we can try to steer you towards the resources you need to help your child lead a healthy and successful life.

Resources for Children with Developmental Delays and Disabilities in Texas


(This is just a short list, to see the comprehensive list click HERE)


2-1-1 is a state-wide social service directory that provides information and referrals to state programs and various local non-profits.

Texas Medicaid

Texas Medicaid is a healthcare plan available to low income families.


MAXIMUS is an organization that helps families navigate the various Medicaid managed care plans and is able to provide families with objective comparison charts.

Medicaid Buy In Program

Medicaid Buy In Program is a program for families whose incomes are too high for regular Medicaid. Families pay low (income-based) monthly premiums to receive Medicaid benefits.

Medicaid Health Insurance Premium Payment Program

Medicaid Health Insurance Premium Payment Program (HIPP) is a program that pays an individual’s private insurance premiums if they also have Medicaid.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides financial help for low-income children and their parents or relatives who are living with them.


(This is just a short list, to see the comprehensive list click HERE )


2-1-1 is a state-wide social service directory that provides information and referrals to state programs and various local non-profits.

The Arc

The Arc is the largest national community-based organization advocating for and serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Texas Parent to Parent

Texas Parent to Parent provides support, networking, training, and resources to families and children in Texas who have disabilities, chronic illnesses, and/or special health care needs.

Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)

(DARS) is a state-wide program that provides resources for families and individuals in the following areas: rehabilitation services, blind services, early childhood intervention services, disability determination services, help for state agencies, personal attendants, autism programs and more.

Personal Care Services (PCS)

(PCS) is a respite program under Medicaid that provides attendant care contingent on income and medical necessity.

Disability Rights Texas

Disability Rights Texas provides legal and advocacy services for people with disabilities.

Ability Connection Texas (ACT)

(ACT) provides a full range of services for people of all ages with physical and intellectual disabilities across Texas.

Easter Seals

Easter Seals provides services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities.

If you cannot find the information or help you are looking for on either of these list please don’t hesitate to call THERAPY 2000 at 877-688-2520 and we can help to connect you with the services you need.

Developmental Checklist for children

 Concerned about your child’s development? Wondering if your child is hitting the right marks? Try our easy developmental checklist to see if he/or she is on the right track. THERAPY 2000 created a Developmental Checklist app to help you gauge if your child could benefit from occupational, physical or speech therapy. This checklist is not to replace an evaluation by a professional. Please remember all children develop at different, unique rates. Please contact us if you would like a professional evaluation for your child.

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