Programs - Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities/Special Needs

  • Early Head Start

    Early Head start is a fee, comprehensive program offering information and support to families with pregnant women, infants and toddlers. The program also serves infants and toddlers with special needs both at center-based and home-based levels. Eligible Families should, at the time of application Be expecting a baby or have  a child less than three years…

    Services:
    Low Pupil-Teacher Ratio
    Continuity of Care
    Parent Involvement
    Disability Services
    Health Services
    Social Services
    Nurturing Care
    Fatherhood Initiative

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  • Families for Autism Support of Texoma (FAST)

    F.A.S.T. is a supporter of the Autism Conference of Texoma, an event used to educate the community on autism. F.A.S.T. meetings are held once per month (usually on the first Thursday of each month for a duration of an hour and a half). All community members are invited to all meetings and events with our…

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  • Head Start

    Head Start is a program for low-income families designed to prepare children, ages 5 and under, to attend school and excel there. Head Start will help your family by addressing any health needs, connecting you to social programs and providing education services so that the whole family will enjoy a successful school experience.

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  • Helen Farabee Centers

    The Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Program provides services that are specially designed to meet the needs of infants and toddlers ages 0-3 years. Click here for more information Helen Farabee offers counseling services to children ages 4 through 18 years old with the following stipulations: Child is a current client Child is currently receiving case…

    Services:
    Services provided include, but not limited to:
    - 24-Hour Emergency Screening
    - Assessment Services
    - Individual and Group Therapy
    - Medication-Related Services
    - Psychosocial Training
    - Case Management

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  • I Can Do It (ICDI)

    ICDI addresses the needs of more than 56 million Americans living with a disability1. According to the CDC, about 50% of adults (aged 18-64 years) with a disability “get no aerobic physical activity” compared to only 25% of adults without a disability2,3. Adults (aged 18-64) with a disability who “get no aerobic physical activity” were…

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  • Parent-Directed Treatment (Austim Spectrum Disorder)

    Parent trainers will provide face-to-face treatment and/or online training for parents and caregivers of children ages up to 22 years old with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Parents or caregivers will be instructed in how to improve the communication skills of their own children. Your child will receive communication/behavioral assessments and a communication intervention which will…

    Services:
    Face to face treatment and/or online training.

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  • Rose Street Spectrum – Autism

    Rose Street Spectrum is a locally established Applied Behavioral Analysis based intervention program.  It is our mission to provide high-quality service to the families and their children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.  It is our belief that each child has a unique set of needs.  Our goal is to provide each child with an…

    Price:
    MCR, BCBS-HMO and PPO, Tricare, and most Private Insurances.

    Services:
    Program components:
    - Clinic based
    - Home based
    - Parent training
    - Seasonal programs
    - Social Skills training

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  • The Arc of Wichita County

    The Arc of Wichita County exists to serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Wichita County and the surrounding areas by providing programs and services that enable and empower adults and children with disabilities as well as their families. Day Habilitation Child Care Teen After-School Employment Services Camps Social Activities Self-Advocacy Special Olympics Get…

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  • The Upside: Advocacy and Advancement for Individuals with Down Syndrome

    The Upside is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support and assistance for individuals with Down syndrome and their families, caregivers, and friends. Primarily, The Upside’s goal is to see full-inclusion for children with Down syndrome in educational settings from elementary through college; to provide support and education for individuals in medical community who are…

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  • Price:
    Free

    Services:
    Miracle League - Miracle League is a baseball program for special needs kids. It runs in the spring for 6 Saturdays. It is a completely FREE program for any special needs kid with any diagnosis. The field is specially designed for any kid, it's rubber so it can be used by kids with walkers or in wheelchairs.
    If you have any questions about Miracle League or would like to have the opportunity to volunteer, contact Andrew Steinly at andrew@ymcawf.org or (940) 249-1791.

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