Texas Parent to Parent


Resource Directory - Information on National Support Organizations
If you find mistakes or would like to recommend a resource to be added to this list,
please email Debbie@txp2p.org with the correct information or resources.
Parent to Parent USA
Provides information about parent to parent support and programs; provides support to existing statewide programs and new local or statewide programs
Mothers United for Moral
Support National Parent to
Parent Network (MUMS)
(Parents only please)
Parent to Parent matches, provides information about disabilities and related services, assists with referrals and produces state resource sheets
Family Voices

National grassroots organization of families and friends of children with special health needs that ensure that children’s health care is addressed at the state and national levels - state chapters
National Fiesta Educativa www.fiestaeducativa.org
Provides help to Latino families to care for their children with special needs through information, education, training, and referral
Parent Pals
Sponsored by Ameri-Corp Speech
and Hearing
Special Education Guide and Resources
National Family Caregivers Assc. www.thefamilycaregiver.org Supports, empowers, educates, and speaks up for those who care for the chronically ill, aged, or disabled loved ones
Future Horizons
Information on PDD, Autism and Asperger's syndrome; books, conferences
Federation of Families for
Children’s Mental Health
National organization that provides support, information, and resources for children with emotional, behavioral, or mental disorders and their families - state chapters

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) www.nami.org; 800-950-6264

Provides information and training programs on serious mental illnesses and brain disorders
National Fathers Network
National organization that provides information, support and resources to fathers of children with disabilities or chronic illness
Little People of America

Advocacy and support for individuals of short stature. Service include parent-to-parent & peer support, legislative advocacy, medical information, educational scholarships, conference travel & medical assistance funds, adaptive equipment, newsletter, & conferences
The Sibling Support Project http://www.siblingsupport.org/
National program dedicated to the interests of brothers and sisters of people with special health and developmental needs -Listservs available
Kids As Self Advocates (KASA)

National grassroots network of youth with special health care needs and disabilities learning to advocate on their own behalf.
Make-A-Wish Foundation
800-722-WISH (9474)
(Go to “Find us” for local chapter) Volunteer organization dedicated to fulfilling the wishes of children between the ages of 2½ - 18 who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness or disability
The Sunshine Foundation
Grants special dreams to children, ages 3-21, who are seriously ill, physically challenged or abused
If you find mistakes or would like to recommend a resource to be added to this list,
please email Debbie@txp2p.org with the correct information or resources.