Our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are all connected. What we think can affect how we feel and act. And what we do can affect how we think and feel. Changing one can help change the others. We can use this fact to help ourselves feel better and live the way we want to live. Watch this video to learn more about the connection between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors
This is the story of Drew, who is learning about doing fun activities to help improve how they’re feeling. When we’re feeling down, we often stop doing activities that we normally enjoy doing. But doing more of the activities we like can actually make us feel better and give us more energy! Watch Drew’s story to learn more.
All of us have thoughts from time to time that make us feel upset. In this story, you’ll meet Taylor. Taylor is learning Mindfulness 5-4-3-2-1. Mindfulness 5-4-3-2-1 teaches you to calm your mind and help you worry less. Follow along with Taylor so you too can learn how to practice mindfulness 5-4-3-2-1 when you need it.
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This is the story of Dani who uses a technique called deep breathing to help cope with anxiety and stress. Many people use deep breathing to help them relax and calm down when they’re feeling upset or stressed. Follow Dani’s story to learn how deep breathing works.
This is the story of Adrian who is learning about increasing favorite activities to help cope with anxiety and stress. Often, when we’re stressed or feeling down, we participate less in activities than we normally would. But doing more of the activities we enjoy can actually help reduce stress and give us more energy! Watch Adrian’s story to learn more.
In this story, you’ll meet Mei. Mei is learning a new technique called Mindfulness 5-4-3-2-1. This technique helps to ease your state of mind so you can get through stressful times. All of us, at some point, have experienced overwhelming feelings of anxiety that are hard to control. If left alone, that anxiety can cause your mood to spiral downward. Follow along with Mei so you too can learn how to perform and practice Mindfulness 5-4-3-2-1.
We all have thoughts that make us feel upset from time to time. Sometimes these thoughts really get in our way and aren’t helpful. There are steps you can take to help turn those upsetting thoughts around. It’s called Catch It, Check It, Change It. In this story, you’ll meet Terry who is learning to catch, check, and change their thoughts. Follow along so you can learn too!
We all have thoughts that make us feel upset from time to time. But sometimes these thoughts aren’t helpful, and they can affect how we feel and respond to a situation. There are steps you can take to help turn those upsetting thoughts around. It’s call Catch It, Check It, Change It. In this story, you’ll meet Addison who is learning how to catch, check, and change their thoughts. Follow along so you can learn too!
Texana Center offers a wide array of services that help to improve the lives of many Texans by providing care, skills training and support for all kinds of behavioral challenges, including mental illness, intellectual disabilities and autism. We are here to help you, as we know it can be difficult to navigate the system.
For questions regarding IDD Services, please call 281-342-0090
Local Telephone: 281.239.1300
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Texana Center 4910 Airport Ave. Rosenberg, TX 77471
Local Mental Health Services Medicaid Waiver Programs
CLASS-MDCP (Medically Dependent Children's Program)
The Harris Center, (713) 970-7799
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Adult Mental Health, Child/Youth Mental Health, IDD Services, Substance abuse, Mental health Housing, Physical Health Services, Substance use disorder treatment and Crisis Services.
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24/7 Crisis Hotline 800-659-6994
What You Should Know Before You Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits
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4. You require vocational rehabilitation services to prepare for, secure, retain or regain employment
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ACT Today! grants are designed to provide access to individuals and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders. Grant payments will be made directly to pre-approved treatment providers, assessors or materials vendors.
CARE Family Grant Program is mainly for helping families with medication, autism diagnosis/evaluation, therapy session (including speech, OT and ABA,) and autism summer camps.
We offer small grants and stipends averaging $1,000 per family to assist with the financing of limited, targeted educational investments for these children.
Danny’s Wish iPads for Autism applications will only be accepted September 1st through December 31st of each calendar year. Applications received and approved will be acknowledged by email & submitted to lottery for the next allocation of iPads awarded. Unfortunately incomplete applications will not be considered for award. iPads will be awarded each April of each calendar year.
First Hand is dedicated to impacting the health of children, their families and communities through reactive and preventative initiatives. To fulfill that mission, we provide funding for individual children with health-related needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted.
Our programs have evolved to include free or low-cost wheelchairs and other durable medical equipment, vehicle and home adaptations and more.
Friends of Man, the charitable arm of the Institute for the New Man, gives help to people who find themselves in a situation where they have nowhere else to turn.
We help them obtain expensive medical and adaptive equipment such as augmentative communication devices, bathing and feeding chairs, enclosed beds or sensory equipment.
The Maggie Welby Foundation offers scholarships for children grades Kindergarten through twelfth grade.
Modest Needs hallmark grant is our Self-Sufficiency Grant. We make Self-Sufficiency Grants in an effort to assist individuals and families who, because they are working and live just above the poverty level, are ineligible for most types of conventional social assistance but who, all the same, are living one or two lost paychecks away from the kind of financial catastrophe that eventually leads to homelessness.
Through the ASDF’s Holiday Gift Card Program, we provide families across the country with $250 gift cards for the holidays.
The iPad For Kids Program revolutionized and unlocked the communication barrier for children on the spectrum. The iPad gives a voice to the voiceless.
Parents email us when they find a camp for their child. We ask them for the name of the camp, the dates they are looking at and the cost of the camp. If funds are available and we are able to help them, we will require documentation from their child's doctor stating that he/she is on the Autism Spectrum.
MyGOAL Inc. Enrichment Grant is a grant program that will enable families to take advantage of socialization and educational opportunities designed for individuals with special needs.
The intent of NAA’s Give A Voice program is to provide communication devices to individuals with autism who are non-verbal or minimally verbal, and whose communication challenges put them at increased risk of injury or harm.
Our NSWKids program supports direct educational diagnostic testing, services and tutoring/mentoring and support to the families of active duty SEALs, SWCC and support personnel who have special needs children. Recent examples of where we’ve helped include: spouse respite, emergency home repairs for deployed service members, urgent child care and primary care individual replacement.
Small Steps in Speech is a 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit organization which provides grants on behalf of children with speech and language disorders for therapies, treatments, communicative devices, and other services aimed at improving their communication skills.
UHCCF grants provide financial help/assistance for families with children that have medical needs not covered or not fully covered by their commercial health insurance plan.
The special needs scholarships can be used offset the cost of camp, tutoring, classes, secondary education, post-secondary education or tools to help them learn and flourish