Wellness Guide: Healthy Families & Special Needs

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All Children’s Healthcare Clinic

Board certified pediatrician Dr. Mildred P. Zafra serving infants, children and adolescents. Most insurances, Chips and Medicaid accepted. 361-881-8828. New location: One Agnes Plaza – 1225 Agnes St. Corpus Christi, TX.

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Sunnyside Pediatrics

A bright start to a healthy future. Jessica I. Acevedo-Gracia, MD, FAAP. Call for appointment 361-992-9383, New Location: 5817 Patton St. Ste. 101, Corpus Christi, TX.

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DCH WIC

Nutrition and Health information. Health screening, referrals and assistance for women, infants and children. 361-694-6767 in Corpus Christi and 361-767-7777 in Nueces County.

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More Pediatricians listed here.

Pediatric Dentists listed here.

Orthodontic Braces listed here.

HOST Homeschool Organization of South Texas  www.cchomeschool.com  Christian support group for homeschoolers. We serve homeschoolers by providing a  monthly newsletter, regular field trips, sports, dances, positive socialization times, parent support. Activities such as Science, Fine Arts and Geography Fairs to give our children chances to show what they have learned.

La Leche League   www.lalecheleague.org (LLL) meetings offer mothers and expectant mothers an opportunity to learn about breastfeeding and mothering in a casual setting. Each group meets once a month to discuss a breastfeeding topic. Mothers and their babies are welcome to join in the discussion or to just attend. There is an optional membership though no fee is charged to attend the meetings.

Special Needs:

Special Needs

The Shape of Behavior

An ABA clinic serving individuals of all ages with Autism and other Special Needs. We are dedicated to evidence based treatment to improve quality of life for individuals we serve. Call 866-437-2165 or visit us online at www.shapeofbehavior.com

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Calming Hugs

Stylish sensory integration solutions. Autism Weighted Products: Stylish denim vests, neck wraps, lap pads and blankets. www.calminghugs.com  214-405-1029

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Autism Speaks:  www.autismspeaks.org
National organization that has a 100 day guide for parents, and lots of references/support

Autism Spectrum Resource Center of Corpus Christi www.asrc-cc.org/
(361) 851-5111
We are a group of parents and professionals dedicated to serving those on the autism spectrum and their families. ASRC looks forward to serving these families and being the place where they take their next step.
Autism Consulting Services, LLC (866) 475-5011
ABA/Discrete Trial, Behavorial Intervention, Early Intervention, Other, Therapy Providers, Training/Seminars, Verbal Behavior Ages
Preschool,Kindergarten,1-5 Grade

Children’s Association for Maximum Potential:  www.campcamp.org
Camp for autistic children and their families

Coastal Bend Autism Advocacy (361) 857-5064
Hippotherapy (Horseback Riding), Marriage & Family Counseling, Marriage & Family Counseling, Music Therapy, Social Skills Training, Support Group Meetings, Support Organization, Training/Seminars Ages
Preschool, Kindergarten,1-12, Adult

Corpus Christi Asperger/ASD Support Team:   www.meetup.com/CCASTeam
Provides social activities (movies, bowling, lunches) and support to families

Driscoll Children’s Hospital:  www.driscollchildrens.org
P/T, O/T, Speech, Neurology     361-694-4542

Early Childhood Intervention:  www.ncmhmr.org
For parents with questions about the development of their young child

Glenoak Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc, www.greatherapy.net
provides equine assisted therapy and rehabilitation for children and adults with physical, mental, emotional and learning disabilities.

Military Autism help: www.operationautismonline.org
Online guide, and is military specific. Steps lead you through deployments, moves, Tricare, etc

Pediatric Therapy Associates:   www.pediatrictherapyassociatescc.com
PT/OT/Speech Services

Spectrum Counseling:  www.spectrumcounseling.us
Providing social skills groups, anger management, and therapy

Therapy Connections of South Texas:  www.therapyconnectionsofsouthtexas.com
ABA and Music Therapist – Robin Blue

The Rise School:  www.riseschool.org/CorpusChristi
Specializes in children with disabilities, ages 18months to 6 years

TEAM Project Partners Resource Network, Inc. http://www.partnerstx.org
Provides training, education, information and individual assistance obtaining services

Texas Parent to Parent:  http://www.txp2p.org/
Matches parents in TX to help with support and resources.  You can also be trained as a resource parent

Great Web Resource Sites for Health, Safety & More:

American Academy of Pediatrics www.aap.org
Child Development Medical Resource www.childdevelopmentinfo.com
Coalition for Quality Children’s Media www.cqcm.org
Consumer Product Safety Commission www.cpsc.gov
Health Monitor free subscription www.healthmonitor.com
Healthlink USA-links 1,000’s health sites www.healthlinkusa.com
Juvenile Product Manufacturers Assoc www.jpma.org
National Highway Traffic Safety Admin www.nhtsa.dot.gov
National Safe Kids Campaign www.safekids.org
Red Cross www.redcross.org

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