GHFEDS provides this resource information for the benefit of its members.
This list does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by GHFEDS.

Local & National Down Syndrome Organizations

Galveston - Houston Families Exploring Down Syndrome

Down Syndrome Association of Houston 

National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) 

National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC)

Global Down Syndrome

National Down Syndrome Adoption Network

LuMind IDSC Foundation

Easter Seals Houston

The Arc of the Gulf Coast

Side By Side - Contact Renee Bennett 281-332-9270

Family to Family Network

Down Syndrome Facts

NDSS About Down Syndrome     

Early Childhood Intervention

Private Schools

The Rise School of Houston : 713-532-7473
The Momentum Academy
Oasis Academy 

Medicaid Waiver Program Interest Lists (Waiting lists)
Add your child on these lists as soon as possible to ensure services are available if you need them. Some of these lists are 10+ years long!

Texas Department of Health and Human Services: 1-877-438-5658
Community Living Assistance and Supportive Services (CLASS)
Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP)

The Harris Center for Harris County 

• Home & Community Based Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHL)

The Gulf Coast Center for Galveston and Brazoria County : 1-800-643-0967
• Home & Community Based Services (HCS)
• Texas Home Living (TxHL)

For more information on medicaid waivers:

Special Education Law
Wright’s Law website

Medical Information
Texas Children’s Hospital Down Syndrome Clinic
: 832-822-3400

ABA Therapy

Behavior TLC

Clear Lake Children's Center

Sign Language

Signing Time

Local Recreational Organizations
Kennedy Dance Theatre

Special Olympics

Pearland Parks and Recreation - Adaptive Recreation 


Morgan's Wonderland

Check out your local Little League Challenger Division Baseball

Fun Fair Positive Soccer

Verne Cox Multipurpose Recreation Center

Chara Dance Academy - Darby's Dancers

Special Strong League City

Inclusion & Education

National Resource Center for Paraprofessionals:
Starfall (encourages reading for pre-K to 1st grade with activities and stories):
Fun learning materials for children with special needs:

Adult Day & Residential Programs

Hope Village

Independence Village

Brookwood Community

Down Home Ranch

Golden Rule

Mounting Horizons

Next Step Transition Center

Quality of Care


A Treasure of Dreams

The Sunshine Center

Verne Cox Multipurpose Recreation Center

LaPorte Sport

Forgotten Angels

Financial Planning

Consolidated Planning GroupFinancial Advisor Allison Schaberg

Hegwood Law Group

GHFEDS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit support organization serving the Greater Clear Lake area, including South Houston, Pearland, Pasadena, League City, Galveston, and other surrounding areas.

P.O. Box 891093
Houston, TX 77289

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