If you have questions about any resource, please contact Donna Dixon at 972-571-6904.
Children's Health - Our Children's House in Waxahachie provides outpatient occupational, physical, and speech therapies, as well as parent education and support, care coordination, and developmental screenings and equipment assignments. Accepts Medicaid.
Get free supplies and equipment you need when you need them; especially the ones insurance deems a 'luxury' though they're actually essential. Through a families' struggle with losing a precious child, they became advocates for people who need medical supplies.
BASED ON THE CHILD'S INCOME ONLY
Texas Medicaid comes with these programs:
HCS, CLASS, MDCP, CBA, DBMD, TxHML
Call 1-877-438-5658 to have the child's name placed on any and all of the waiver interest lists.
1) List of services
2) Which waiver does what
Medicaid participants may receive free rides or gas reimbursement to get to and from doctor and therapy appointments.
Medicaid participants who are also covered by another primary insurance may be reimbursed for their primary insurance premium...for the whole family.
Rider 28 Program a.k.a. "Money Follows the Person" is where you check in your child into a nursing home for 24 hours and begin receiving services and bypass the waiting list to receive Medicaid waiver program funds.
Believe Therapies provides occupational, physical & speech therapy in Midlothian.
Accepts Medicaid and Medicare. They see children and adults.
Midlothian PAWS* strives to create opportunities for special needs individuals and their families, educators, and caregivers, to experience full inclusion in the community through social events and team sports.
*PAWS stands for Parents of Athletes With Special Needs
Saturday Social Incusion Dances
DJ - GAMES - PRIZES - FOOD
A free dance for all children (no age limit) of all abilities - held twice per year at the Midlothian Civic Center.
Check the website for pictures and next dance date.
Respite Night is a place where parents/guardians of special needs children can drop off their children and siblings in the care of wonderful volunteers to watch over your children for a few hours while you get some rest or a date night. Program is held the first Saturday at Cowboy Church of Waxahachie from 4:00-7:30 pm from Sept.-June. Contact: Lynn and Barbara McNeely or 972-837-6255.
Challenge Air builds self-esteem and confidence of children and youth with specials needs, through the experience of flight. There's always games to play onsite while you're waiting on your flight. Look for an upcoming flight near you.
Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities. You will find thousands of articles, cases, and resources about dozens of topics: IDEA 2004 l Special Education l Law l Advocacy l Books, DVDs, Websites.
Campfire Creek Therapeutic Riding Center (Waxahachie)
Buddies will be provided for all SN individual so that their caregivers/parents can attend worship and Bible study. These Buddies will attend class with each SN individual and will assist with learning activities and physical needs. They will also take each SN buddy to the Sensory Room if the learning environment becomes too stimulating.
Prior to attending, please complete an information form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special needs services:
Leap of Faith Special Needs Ministry by Ovilla United Methodist Church
A large support group exists for people with these conditions: microcephaly (small head), lissencephaly, polymicrogyria. Contact Donna for more info.
Sept. 30th is International Microcephaly Awareness Day.
When Are We Going Home Ministry is developing a wonderful 40-acre year-round camp. It is located in Northern Navarro County just off the I-45 corridor at 4719 NE CR 1040 in Rice, Texas. Look to them for volunteer and grant opportunities.