Our Go To Websites

www.scerts.com  SCERTS Social Communication, Emotional Regulation and Transactional Supports

www.socialthinking.com  Michelle Garcia Winner's Social Thinking!

http://barryprizant.com/ Barry Prizant's (SCERTS Collaborator) website

http://www.commxroads.com/  Emily Rubin's (SCERTS Collaborator) website

http://www.amy-laurent.com/ Amy Laurent's (SCERTS Collaborator) website

www.hanen.org  Hanen Center (More Than Words)

www.thegraycenter.com Social Stories and More

www.AutismSpot.com Provides a variety of information on Autism and related services

www.asha.org American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

http://www.wiseoldsayings.com/communicating-with-an-autistic-child-a-parents-guide.php  This is a very informative site for families.

http://autism.sesamestreet.org/ This is a nice beginning resource for families.  They also have some great visual ideas and visual examples.

 

Visual Support Resources

http://kidspeakdallas.com/products-page – Visuals and more for Teachers, Therapists and Parents!

http://www.amy-laurent.com/index.php/supports-resources  Amy Laurent's website offers a wide variety of free visuals and activities that are great for the home, school and therapy room!

http://www.visualswork.com/   Visual Works is a great website that has a apps and free printables!

http://www.mayer-johnson.com/Mayer-Johnson  — Boardmaker is a wonderful software that we use on a daily basis!

http://www.spectronics.com.au/activities/   Spectronics Inclusive Learning Technologies offers a variety of free visuals

http://autism.sesamestreet.org/ This is a nice beginning resource for families.  They also have some great visual ideas and visual examples.

 

Sensory Products

http://www.stacyssensorysolutions.com/  Stacy's Sensory Solution has a wide variety of sensory products that are AMAZING!  We love their chewable necklaces, weighted items (blankets, vests, lap pads, etc), swings, fidgets and more!

www.kozieclothes.com Kozie Clothes has a wide variety of compression clothing, weighted clothing and much more!

 

DFW Doctors

http://www.drmhousson.com/  Dr. Matthew Housson PhD. and Associates

http://pediatriciansofdallas.com/ POD: Pediatricians of Dallas

http://www.healthykidspediatrics.com  Healthy Kids Pediatrics (Pediatricians)

 http://ramirezpediatricsmd.com  Dr. Miranda Ramirez (Pediatrician)

http://www.mckinneypediatrics.com/ McKinney Pediatricians

http://davenrosentaldc.com/index.html  Dr. David Rosenthal  **Dr. Rosenthal is a board-certified Doctor of Chiropractic and is a board-certified functional neurologist. He is also a great resource for nutrition.

 

DFW Nutritionists

www.glutenfreenutritionforlife.com Faye Elahi, M.S., M.A. – Nutrition Balance for Life!

 

DFW area helpful Professionals

Derek Handler's Fitness for Kids   214-477-7529

http://kenpiercy.com/Site/Home.html  Ken Piercy, MIT, CST-D CranioSacral Therapist

http://www.onlinebiofeedback.com/rusty-lozano/  Stephen “Rusty” Lozano

 

DFW area OTs and PTs

http://cuttingedgepediatrictherapy.com/  Cutting Edge Pediatric Therapy

www.speechandot.com  Speech and Occupational Therapy of North Texas

http://hopepediatrictherapy.com/ Hope Pediatric Occupational Therapy

www.dotsforkids.com D.O.T.S. for Kids

http://www.planotherapeutic.com/  Plano Therapeutic Services

 

DFW Sensory Gyms

http://www.sensationalmovement.com/  Sensational Movement

https://www.sense-ablegym.com/ Sense-Able Gym

 http://itsasensoryworld.org/ It’s a Sensory World

 

DFW Tutors

http://mariahtandon.wix.com/tutor  A great resource for tutoring services.

http://www.fusionacademy.com/  Another nice resource for tutoring services.

 

DFW Special Needs Lawyers

http://weekslawfirm.com/   Weeks Law Firm specializes in many areas with one being Special Needs Planning such as Special Needs Trusts, Guardianship, and more.

 

Grants and Scholarships

http://www.masonichometx.org/ The Masonic Home and School of Texas is a wonderful organization that helps special needs families of Texas in a variety of ways. One way they help our families is by providing 3 different grant options: therapy/medical help; dental treatment help; and family needs help. 

http://www.act-today.org/act-today-grant-program.php  The ACT Today! Is a wonderful foundation that provides helps to families with children with special needs to help them cover expenses that are not fully covered by their health insurance plans.  Their goal is to help families fill the gap between what their child needs and what insurance will/will not cover. They provide grants 4 times a year.  

http://www.uhccf.org/apply/  United Healthcare Children’s Foundation provides grants to families with children with special needs to help them cover expenses that are not fully covered by their health insurance plans.  Their goal is to help families fill the gap between what their child needs and what insurance will/will not cover. 

http://www.smallstepsinspeech.org/grant-application/ Small Steps in Speech is non-profit organization that provides grants to families with children with speech and language disorders for therapy services, communication devices and other services to help promote communication skills.

 

 

 

Other Helpful Sites

http://www.militaryfamily.org/info-resources/efmp-special-needs.html  The National Military Family Association is a wonderful place for military families with children with special needs to research into their Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) to see what they have to offer for your family.

 

**If you have any suggestions for us to add to our Parent Resource Page please email Amanda at amanda@kidspeakdallas.com.  In addition if you are a current KidSpeak, LLC Family and need additional resources within the area of specific Dallas Area Schools, what Books you should read,  what Apps would be good for your child and more — please email Amanda. **