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Disability Resources

  • physician, physical therapy2-1-1 Texas Online Database – Search the online database for services and resources in your area.
  • Angel Flight Southcentral – If you or someone you know needs non-emergency transportation to medical treatment, but cannot afford it, cannot fly on public transportation for health reasons, or public transportation is not readily available in your area, contact the AFSC Office to find out about Angel Flight and its ability to assist your situation.
  • Area Agency on Aging Capitol Area – This is a nonprofit agency whose mission is to plan, develop, and provide a coordinated system of services designed to promote independence for those persons 60 years of age and older. They place a primary focus on frail, rural, and low-income minority individuals. Their site also contains links to state-wide Area Agencies on Aging.
  • Community Resource Coordination Groups (known as CRCGs) – These groups are local interagency groups, comprised of public and private providers who come together to develop individual services plans for children, youth, and adults whose needs can be met only through interagency coordination and cooperation.
  • Disability Information and Referral Center – The Disability Information and Referral Center of the Talking Book Program houses information and materials on types of disabilities and health conditions, as well as related organizations, publications, products, and technology. This is a free reference service for anyone with a disability-related question.
  • Texas Council on Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) – The TCDD is a 30-member board dedicated to ensuring that all Texans with developmental disabilities, which is about 344,300 individuals, have the opportunity to be independent, productive, and valued members of their communities. Using a variety of methods, the Council works to ensure that the service delivery system provides comprehensive services and support that meet people’s needs, are easy to access, and are cost-effective. They also work to improve people’s understanding of disability issues.
  • Nursefriendly National Directories – The Nursefriendly National Nursing & Consumer Health Directories have over 150,000 external links contained in over 4,500 directory pages. You can find information on numerous subjects, and if you do not find what you are looking for, they promptly reply to inquiries.
  • Special Needs Family Fun – This site helps to enhance the quality and fun of families with special needs.
  • The Texas Department of Health Virtual Office on Health & Disability (VOHD) – This site is designed to facilitate communication, coordination, and collaboration across TDH programs that serve both children and adults with disabilities.
  • Texas Information and Referral Network
  • Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) – This service helps people with disabilities achieve employment positions of choice, independence, dignity, and equality. DARS is a combination of the agencies formerly known as the Texas Rehabilitation Commission, the Commission for the Blind, the Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention.

Contact Texas Brain Injury Alliance for even more brain injury resource recommendations: info@texasbia.org.