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The following are articles and handbooks for parents whose child has a chronic illness, disability, or other special health care need. If you’d like to contribute an article, please contact us at If you are looking for additional content, try our newsletter archive. We encourage you to share these with other parents who may find them helpful. If you choose to reprint them, we ask that you attribute Texas Parent to Parent as the source.

Please note that some of these articles have our old address and FAX #.

Our categories include:

  1. Advocacy & Self-care
    • Becoming an Advocate for Your Child
    • Taking Care of Yourself
    • Grief and Stages Parents Experience
    • People first language
  2. Family Stories of their Journeys
    • From our Families – Stories of their Journeys
  3. Transition Issues
    • Transition to Adulthood
  4. Medical Issues
    • Family-Centered Care & Medical Home
    • Medicaid Resources
    • Care Notebooks – for Health Care, Transition & Special Education
  5. Education & ECI
    • Special Education
    • Early Childhood Intervention
  6. Specific Disabilities and Mental Health
  7. Emergency Preparedness
  8. Resources