INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

  • Disclaimer: Agencies and Resources listed are for informational purposes only. CISD does not endorse any of these programs.

    Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Council of Tarrant County: Serves as a community coalition of providers, public officials, families and self-advocates who have come together to increase opportunities for people with IDD. 

    Down Syndrome Partnership of North Texas: DSPNT’s mission is to support people with Down syndrome, their families and communities in reaching their full potential. This support includes outreach to new parents, monthly newsletter, educational programs and social events.

    Arc Greater Mid Cities: An all-volunteer organization with a mission is to empower individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to live life as they define it through advocacy, awareness, training and support.

    Arc of Greater Tarrant County: Advocates on behalf of and in collaboration with people with developmental disabilities and their families to improve their quality of life and to expand opportunities to participate actively in the community
     
    Easter Seals of North Texas: Provides services to help children and adults with disabilities and/or special needs as well as support to their families.

    MHMR of Tarrant County
    : An independent local unit of government. MHMR services include mental health, intellectual and developmental delays, early childhood intervention, transportation and supported employment.