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    Metro Care

    Metrocare is North Texas' leading nonprofit dedicated to helping people with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and severe emotional problems live healthier lives. Metrocare provides a comprehensive array of individually-tailored services to help the people we serve toward meaningful and satisfying lives.  http://www.metrocareservices.org/

     

    Texas Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services

    TWS Vocational Rehabilitation Services serves youth and students with disabilities to help prepare for post-secondary education and employment opportunities. Services are eligibility and need-based. https://www.twc.texas.gov/jobseekers/vocational-rehabilitation-youth-students#youthStudentServices

    TWC Services for Student with Disabilities Flyer

     

    Irving City of – Park and Recreation - AquaStars for Special Needs Children

    The City of Irving's AquaStars program allows children with special needs, along with their families and guardians, to safely enjoy monthly access to a premier city swimming facility.  The program is custom-designed for children with special needs, ages 18 and younger. AquaStars participants must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. On a monthly basis, AquaStars provides special needs children with an opportunity to sidestep crowds and experience the excitement of play in one of the city's aquatic facilities.  https://www.cityofirving.org/2735/AquaStars-for-Special-Needs-Children

     

    The Miracle League of Irving, Texas (YMCA & City of Irving)

    The Miracle League of Irving provides children with disabilities, regardless of their ability, the opportunity to play baseball. Each child dresses in an official uniform, makes plays in the field, and rounds the bases just like their peers. This is a great opportunity to socialize, learn to work together and ask for help when needed. https://www.ymcadallas.org/locations/irving_family_ymca/sports/miracle_league_irving

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  • Irving Parks and Recreation

    Irving Parks and Recreation serves individuals with special mental and physical needs through an Adult Therapeutic Day Program, Irving Special Olympics, and the AquaStars swim program.

    More Info on the City of Irving's Special Needs Program

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  • TEA's Community Parent Resource Centers

    Texas Education Agency's Community Parent Resource Centers 

    Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs) serve families of children and young adults from birth to age 22 with various disabilities, including physical, cognitive, emotional, and learning disabilities.

    Link to TEA Website

     

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