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Old 02-01-2011, 07:45 AM
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The Dallas Downs Syndrome Guild recommends putting your special needs child on the list for services at age 16. My 21 yr old son who has Downs is now number 19 on the waiting list. There are more services for children than adults in the TX area. Mainly thru the school districts. Collin County TX is the best but they lack in services once they become adults. I find it that way all over TX. Once my son became a teen he no longer had a social life until we got involved with Special Olympics and the Miracle League. The parents created social occasions for them which became a big support for the parents. I have friends who need respite care for their child. Co-ops give some relief. I guess Im saying I feel your pain. :-(

Old 02-03-2011, 07:11 PM
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Hi everyone! We currently live in Phoenix,AZ with our autistic 23 yr old daughter. We are looking to relocate to Michigan. Does anyone have any info on services in Michigan?
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