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Autism
... disorder is the fastest growing serious, developmental disability, affecting an estimated one out of 59 children in the United States. ... a significant rate, there continues to be an unmet need for services. The Health and Human Services Autism Program champions ...

Disability
Texas has more than 00 people who have a disability. HHS offers a broad array of services to meet their needs, whether it is providing options to a family whose ...

Mental Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
... includes strategies to stop or slow the progression of a disability. Services and supports that improve outcomes and prevent negative consequences ...

Comprehensive Providers
... targeted case management and mental health rehabilitation services to eligible children and adults with mental health concerns. The ... diagnosis of substance abuse, intellectual or developmental disability, or autism spectrum disorder) who have a serious functional ...

Intellectual and Developmental Disability System Redesign Advisory Committee
The Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) System Redesign Advisory Committee, created by Government ... 534 advise HHSC on the implementation of the acute care services and long-term services and supports (LTSS) system redesign for people ... family member Frank McCamant, Austin, Texas Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Susan Murphree, Austin, ...

DARS Programs and Services Have Transferred to New Agencies
As of September 1, 2016, programs and services previously administered or delivered by the former Texas Department of ... Services Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services Disability Determination Early Childhood Intervention Program ...

Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (IDD) - Long-term Care
... What is IDD? An intellectual or developmental disability, also called IDD, includes many severe, chronic conditions that are ... Independent living The Explanation of IDD Services and Supports (PDF) describes programs to help people with IDD. ...

Child Day Care Provider
... Thinking Guide to Inclusive Childcare Autism Information Safe Sleep Safe to Sleep - Learn ... of the meals they provide to the individuals receiving services at their facilities. To learn more and determine if you are ...

Grants
... By awarding grants, Texas Health and Human Services makes it possible for program areas and contracted providers to pursue ... for a child 18 or younger or an adult age 18–59 with a disability. Nutrition Services Given to the 28 area agencies on ...

Types of Programs and Services That Can Be Offered by Residential (24-hour) Child-Care Operations
What are child care services? Child care services are services that meet a child’s basic need for shelter, nutrition, ... with emotional disorders, intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders or primary medical needs. What are the ...