Autism Services

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Autism Services

We offer a wide variety of services that help individuals of all abilities, including those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). All of our services are designed to help children and young adults learn how to problem-solve, make social adjustments to new and different people, learn responsibility, and gain new skills to increase self-esteem.

Transition Services

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Easter Seals Greater Houston has partnered with the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health to provide youth driven transition services with the goal of higher eudcation and employment for youth ages 16-26 with autism and mental health conditions. Services will include transition evaluation and planning, social skills training, family and community resources and goals which reflect the youth's realizable aspirations in areas of education or work, peer supports, job placement, job coaching and supported employment. Learn more.

 

Assistive Technology Lab

snapps2The Childrens Therapy and BridgingApps Programs are pleased to offer Assistive Technology Services in Texas (Houston, The Woodlands, and Stafford). Assistive Technology (AT) is any item, piece of equipment, software or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. Assistive Technology can be anything from low tech communication boards, to high tech communication devices, iPads, or switches. The AT Lab services vary for each location. Learn more.

 

 

BridgingApps®

IMG 20130926 113519 134BridgingApps is a program of Easter Seals Greater Houston that provides resources, education, and information on apps and mobile devices to help people with disabilities target and improve skills and reach their highest levels of physical, social, and cognitive development. BridgingApps includes a website, app reviews by therapists and special education teachers, a custom app search engine, assistive technology labs and training options for parents, organizations and schools. Learn more.

 

Camp and Recreation

Camp 01Easter Seals Greater Houston offers activities as well as and day and overnight camps for children, young adults with disabilities, and families. Our camps and recreation activities are barrier-free and designed to be accessible to everyone. A camp experience increases skills and enhances self-confidence while giving families much needed respite. Learn more.

 

 

Children's Therapy

IMG 2938-cropped-for-webEaster Seals Greater Houston's Children's Therapy Program provides physical, occupational and speech therapy services for children from birth to 21 years of age. Each of our dedicated therapists has experience and specialized training to work with children to enhance their development. They feel a tremendous sense of responsibility to promote the growth and development of the child's skills so that they may work, play and participate in their daily lives. Learn more.

 

 

ECI Infant Development

grace9-for-webEarly Childhood Intervention (ECI) services help young children with disabilities achieve their goals in cognitive, social/emotional, communicative, adaptive and physical development. Services may include occupational therapy to help an infant learn to hold their bottle, physical therapy to help them learn to roll over, or speech therapy to help them learn to eat. Easter Seals ECI Infant Development program is parent-driven and focuses on enhancing the development of children ages birth to 36 months with developmental delays or disabilities. It is our goal to give families the tools they need to make a significant impact on the development of their children. Learn more.

 

 

High School/High Tech

Picture006-cropped-for-webHigh School/High Tech is a community-based partnership of parents, educators, rehabilitation professionals and business representatives working together to encourage students with disabilities to explore the fields of science, engineering and technology. Only 56% of students with disabilities graduate from high school. High School/High Tech was developed to address this situation. Most individuals with disabilities have not had the encouragement, role models, access and stimulation to pursue challenging technical careers or courses of study. Through High School/High Tech, students with disabilities are presented a mix of learning experiences that promote career exploration and broaden educational horizons. High School/High Tech also offers a mentoring program called RAMP - Ready to Achieve Mentor Program. Learn more.

 

Parents Night Out (PNO)

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The Caroline School

caroline 9 compressedThe Caroline School is a school for children with multiple disabilities. This unique school was created for families needing a smaller, more individualized learning approach for their child. The Caroline School provides educational services to meet the physical, social and cognitive needs of individuals ages 0-21 with multiple disabilities, including those who have additional medical needs. Our low teacher to student ratio allows for students to receive the care they need and personalized instruction to help them reach their goals. The student’s abilities, rather than disabilities, dictate the pace and path that we follow, step by step. Learn more.

  

ToyTech & Play Therapy  

DynavoxToyTech is a unique resource and lending library for children with all types of disabilities ages birth to thirteen years and their siblings and parents. ToyTech is equipped with trained individuals who can evaluate a child's need and teach parents how to use specialized and adapted toys effectively to help their children develop. The purpose of ToyTech is to make accessible toys that have been specifically selected or adapted to meet the unique needs of children with any type of developmental delay or disability so they can benefit from the enrichment of play. Easter Seals Greater Houston also offers the following play therapy groups: yoga, dance, music and pet therapy. Learn more.

 

Case Management

Case Management includes education and information, guided referrals, family support, and advocacy to help connect you to services available for you. Learn more.

 

Easter Seals of Greater Houston, Inc.
4888 Loop Central Drive, Suite 200, Houston, TX 77081 | Ph: 713.838.9050 | Fax: 713.838.9098  
Easter Seals Greater Houston is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
*Clients are rendered services without distinction due to race, color, national origin, religion, sex or disability. 

 

 

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