Advocating for a child with an “invisible” disability can present unique challenges. Here are some ways to overcome them.
Learn about and find help from DARS programs for children with visual impairment and hearing loss.
Find resources for information about hearing loss
A list of links to trustworthy Internet sources that can help you learn about your child’s disability.
If you are new to the world of disability, you may feel overwhelmed. This advice can help you start taking the first steps.
A list of programs, agencies and publications that provide useful information for families of children with visually impairment, blindness or deafblindness
Read about services and programs for families in Texas who have children with visual impairment, blindness and deafblindness
Learn how to find reliable information about your child’s specific needs.
Read about the difference between a doctor’s diagnosis and how a school determines disability categories.
Ideas and resources to help understand what you hear from doctors and medical providers.
Understand the tools used to see if your child’s development is on track. They can be useful, but they are not the last word.