Services for Children with Birth Defects

Children with Special Health Care Needs: A Resource Guide for Families | En español

The Children with Special Health Care Needs Services Program helps children 20 and younger who have special health care needs and people with cystic fibrosis of any age improve their health, well-being and quality of life.

Information about Down Syndrome for New and Expecting Parents 

Our Down syndrome webpage includes a brochure that contains facts about Down syndrome and a list of places where you can go to find more information and support.

Texas Early Childhood Intervention Services 

Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Services is a program for families with children, birth to three, with disabilities and developmental delays. 

Navigate Life Texas 

Resources for kids with disabilities and special needs.

Texas Parent to Parent 

Provides support, resources, and information to parents and caregivers of children with disabilities and professionals who work with them.

Healthy Texas Babies 

Helping Texas communities decrease infant mortality using evidence-based interventions.

Contact DSHS Social Workers/Case Management Near YouEn español 

Social workers can help you find programs or services that you or your child may be eligible for. 

External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may not be accessible to people with disabilities.