Family Resources

Resources for Families

We hope that the following resources may be useful to your family: 

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Children’s Health℠
The Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities is a joint effort involving UT Southwestern and Children’s Health and offers services including diagnostic testing, pediatric neurology, psychiatry, and behavioral intervention.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Autism information and resources from the NIMH

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Further information about autism from the NICHD, a subset of the NIH 

Autism Speaks
National organization for autism awareness, information, and resources

Autism Science Foundation (ASF)
Learn about current ASD research funded by the ASF and find general information about autism

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)
Information about current autism research projects and findings from the Simons Foundation

Dallas area nonprofit organization providing care for developmental disabilities and mental illnesses

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Official CDC information about autism

Spectra Therapies
Private Practice therapy for individuals on the autism spectrum

Phelan-McDermid Syndrome

Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation
International nonprofit organization supporting PMS awareness, research, and resources

Fragile X Syndrome

Texas Fragile X Association
Dallas area group with resources and events for Fragile X families

National Fragile X Foundation
Nationwide organization with information about Fragile X and related disorders as well as resources and event information


National Fragile X Foundation: FXTAS
FXTAS-specific website from the National Fragile X Foundation with information about FXTAS, research, and resources